USS BON HOMME RICHARD
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           Keel Laid: February 1, 1943
           Launched: April 29, 1944
           Commissioned: November 26, 1944
           Decommissioned: July 2, 1971

           Builder: New York Naval Shipyard, Camden, N.Y.
           Propulsion system: 8 boilers; 4 Westinghouse geared 
            steam turbines; 150,000 shp 
           Length, overall: 888,5 feet (270.8 meters)
           Flight Deck Width: 191,9 feet (58.5 meters)
           Beam: 101 feet (30.8 meters)
           Draft: 30,8 feet (9.4 meters)
           Displacement: approx. 44,700 tons full load
           Speed: 33 knots
           Planes: 80-100  planes
           Crew: 3448 as CVA: 354 officers and 3170 enlisted 
           Armament: 1964: 4 5-inch (12.7 cm) 38 caliber guns