USS YORKTOWN
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                 Keel Laid: May 21, 1934
                 Launched: April 4, 1936
                 Commissioned: September 30, 1937
                 Sunk: June 7, 1942

                 Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Newport News, VA.
                 Propulsion system: nine Babcock & Wilcox boilers, four Parsons 
                  geared turbines, 120,000 shp (90 MW)
                 Length, overall: 809 feet
                 Beam: 83 feet 1 inches 
                 Draft: 28 feet 
                 Displacement: 25,500 tons full load 
                 Speed: 32,5 knots 
                 Planes: 90 
                 Crew: 2919 
                 Armament: 8 five-inch guns, 22 .50-cal. machine guns