CV-36 USS Antietam

US US Navy




1945 to 1963    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NHCY
See Also: CG Ticonderoga VLS class CG-54


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History of US CV-36 USS Antietam

1943-mar-15Laid down
1944-aug-20Launched
1945-jan-28Commissioned
1951-jan-17Deploymentbrought out of decommission to join forces around Korea, returned Mar 1952.
1952-mar-21Port VisitJPYokosuka Naval Base docked in Yokosuka following her Korean deployment to prepare for return to USA.
1952-sepRefitNew York Naval Shipyard refit for conversion as CVA-36 at New York Naval Shipyard until Dec 1952
1956-octDeploymentdeparted Rotterdam to join US 6th Fleet in Mediterranean, operating S of Italy while shadowing the British and French Musketeer operations around Suez.
1963-may-8Decommissioned
1973-may-1Struck
1974Fate: scrapped

Specifications

   

    from Essex (long hull) class
38000full load (tn)
270length (m)
28beam (m)
9.50draught (m)
33max speed (knots)



Builder

   

US Philadelphia Naval Shipyard,