USS FRANKLIN
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                 Keel Laid: December 7, 1942
                 Launched: October 14, 1943
                 Commissioned: January 31, 1944
                 Decommissioned: February 17, 1947

                 Builder: Newport News Ship Building & Dry Dock Co., Newport News, VA.
                 Propulsion system: 8 boilers; 4 Westinghouse geared steam turbines; 
                 150,000 shp
                 Length, overall: 872 feet 
                 Beam: 93 feet; extreme width at flight deck: 147½ feet
                 Draft: 28 feet 7 inches 
                 Displacement: approx. 27,100 tons 
                 Speed: 33 knots 
                 Planes: 81-85
                 Crew: 3448
                 Armament: 12 five-inch guns