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FRANKLIN (CV 13)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CV 13 UIC:
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/01/1966 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Newport News
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: Commission Date: 01/31/1944
Keel Date: 12/07/1942 Inactivation Date: 10/01/1945
Launch Date: 10/14/1943 Decommission Date: 02/17/1947
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 22.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
3.0
Delivery Date: In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/01/1964
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 872 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 93 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 28 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement: 27100 tons
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/29/2015
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