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YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
(ex - BON HOMME RICHARD (CV 10), CVA 10)
ASW SUPPORT AIRCRAFT CARRIER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CVS 10 UIC: 03312
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/15/1974 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/03/1940 Commission Date: 04/15/1943
Keel Date: 12/01/1941 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/21/1943 Decommission Date: 06/27/1970
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 31.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
27.0
Delivery Date: 04/15/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 31.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/01/1973
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 899 ft Waterline Length: 820 ft
Extreme Beam: 192 ft Waterline Beam: 101 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 31 ft Draft Limit: 31 ft
Light Displacement: 28200 tons Full Displacement: 40600 tons
Dead Weight: 12400 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 361
Enlisted: 2815
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: YORKTOWN IS LOCATED AT THE PATRIOTS POINT NAVAL & MARITIME MUSEUM 40 PATRIOTS POINT ROAD, MOUNT PLEASANT, SC. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 82001519 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 06/11/2002
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