USS CORAL SEA
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           Keel Laid: July 10, 1944
           Launched: April 2, 1946
           Commissioned: October 1, 1947
           Decommissioned: April 26, 1990

           Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA.
           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. 65
           Crew: Ship: 2,533 Air Wing: 2,240
           Armament:  
            - two Mk 25 Sea Sparrow launchers 
            - two Mk 15 Phalanx CIWS