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CORAL SEA (CV 43)
(ex - CV 43, CVB 43, CVA 43)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CV 41 UIC: 03343
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/08/2000 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/14/1943 Commission Date: 10/01/1947
Keel Date: 07/10/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/02/1946 Decommission Date: 04/30/1990
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 54.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
43.0
Delivery Date: 10/01/1947 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 52.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/30/1990
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material:
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 06/10/2002
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