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                 Keel Laid: September 26, 1931
                 Launched: February 25, 1933
                 Commissioned: June 4, 1934
                 Decommissioned: October 18, 1946

                 Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Newport News, VA.
                 Propulsion system: six boilers, steam turbines, 2 shafts, 53,500 shp
                 Length, overall: 769 feet
                 Beam:  81 feet 8 inches [extreme width, flight deck: 86 feet]
                 Draft: 19 feet 8 inches 
                 Displacement: 17,577 tons full load
                 Speed: 29 1/4 knots 
                 Planes: 86 
                 Crew: 1788 
                 Armament: 8  five-inch guns