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MIDWAY (CV 41)
(ex - CVB 41, CVA 41)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CV 41 UIC: 03341
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/29/2003 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/01/1942 Commission Date: 10/10/1945
Keel Date: 10/27/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/20/1945 Decommission Date: 04/11/1992
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 58.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
47.0
Delivery Date: 09/01/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 57.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/17/1997
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 1001 ft Waterline Length: 900 ft
Extreme Beam: 258 ft Waterline Beam: 121 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 36 ft Draft Limit: 35 ft
Light Displacement: 53029 tons Full Displacement: 69909 tons
Dead Weight: 16880 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 402
Enlisted: 4278
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: MIDWAY WAS DONATED TO THE SAN DIEGO AIRCRAFT CARRIER MUSEUM.
Last Updated: 01/13/2004
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