UNDERWAY
SHIP's SPECIFICATIONS
USS CORAL SEA
CVB/CVA/CV-43
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SHIP's SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS & FACTS
AT TIME OF COMMISSIONING
AT TIME OF DECOMMISSIONING
Length overall
968 feet
973 feet
Length of Flight Deck
932 feet
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Breadth at widest point
136 feet
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Extreme width of Flight Deck
113 feet
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Beam
-
120 feet
Depth from centerline Flight Deck
84 feet
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Standard displacement
45,000 tons
67,000 tons
Full load displacement
60,000 tons
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Draft
35 feet
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Shaft horsepower
200,000
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Rated speed in knots - over
33 knots
33 knots
Number of aircraft carried
125
66
Number of crew - over
3,500
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Monthly payroll
$1,650,000
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Meals served each day - over
-
14,000
Weight of steel hull at launching
30,000 tons
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Total weight at launching
42,462 tons
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Weld metal deposited
1,100,000 pounds
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Miles of firehose
300
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Miles of welding
2000
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Pieces of steel used in construction
216,000
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Compartments and spaces
1,750
2,500
Number of telephones
2000
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Number of loud speakers
600
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Number of electric motors
2000
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Number of electric lamps
11,500
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Miles of tubing in boilers
230
230
Miles of electric cable
242
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Miles of copper conductors
2,500
230
Number of electric water coolers
56
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Length of shafting used
1/4 mile
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Equivalent locomotive power
140
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Generate electricity for city population
1,000,000
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Fuel oil carried would heat for one year
3,000 homes
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Evaporators capacity could supply
1,400 homes
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Number of drawings
5,600
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Main Battery of five-inch guns
14
0
Number of three-inch guns
24
0
Phalanx CIWS
0
3

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