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Essex-class aircraft carrier
872' x 93' x 28' 7"
12 x 5"/38 AA
32 x 40mm
46 x 20mm
On February 18, 1944 a G4M Bombers from the 755 Kokutai based on Tinian Island located the carier and one managed to score a torpedo hit against Intrepid.
On September 8, 1944 lost was TBM Avenger 16923 (MIA).
On October 12, 1944 her aircraft attacked targets on Formosa (Taiwan). Lost was SB2C Helldiver 19422 (MIA).
During September 1956 to May 1957 the flight deck was modernized and angled. Afterwards, redesignated as an Anti-Submarine Warfire carrier, CVS 11 on March 31, 1962.
During the Vietnam war, operated as light attack carrier. Decommissioned to reserves on March 15, 1974; the last CVS in US Navy service.
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