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YORKTOWN (CVS 10)
(ex-BON HOMME RICHARD (CV 10), CVA 10)

ASW SUPPORT AIRCRAFT CARRIER

UIC:03312
Class:CVS 10 Fleet:
Status:Donated as a Museum and Memorial Homeport:
Date status changed:08/15/1974 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NEWPORT NEWS/NEWPT
Delivery Date:04/15/1943
Award Date:07/03/1940 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):31.3 years
Keel Date:12/01/1941 Commission Date:04/15/1943
Launch Date:01/21/1943 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)31.6 years Decommission Date:06/27/1970
Years from Commission to Decommission: 27.2
Stricken Date: 06/01/1973

Overall Length: 899 ft Waterline Length:820 ft
Extreme Beam:192 ft Waterline Beam:101 ft
Maximum 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.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 361 Enlisted: 2815

Remarks: YORKTOWN IS LOCATED AT THE PATRIOTS POINT NAVAL & MARITIME MUSEUM 40 PATRIOTS PO
INT ROAD, MOUNT PLEASANT, SC. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORI
C PLACES, REF. NO. 82001519 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/
1986.





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