USS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
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           Keel Laid: December 1, 1943
           Launched: April 29, 1945
           Commissioned: October 27, 1945
           Decommissioned: September 30, 1977

           Builder: New York Naval Shipyard , Brooklyn, N.Y.
           Propulsion system: 12 boilers
           Length, overall: 997,4 feet (304 meters)
           Flight Deck Width: 237,9 feet (72.5 meters)
           Beam: 121 feet (36.9 meters)
           Draft: 38,1 feet (11.8 meters)
           Displacement: approx. 64,000 tons full load
           Speed: 30+ knots
           Planes: approx. 80 
           Crew: Ship: 2,533 Air Wing: 2,240
           Armament: 1977: 2 5-inch (12,7 cm) 54 caliber guns