Military


CV-9 ESSEX Class

Ships
Number Name Builder Homeport Laid Down Launched Comm Decomm
Essex Class [un-modified]
CV 13FranklinNewport News07 Dec 1942 14 Oct 194331 Jan 194417 Feb 1947
CV 17Bunker HillBethlehem Quincy15 Sep 194107 Dec 194224 May 1943Jan 1947
Essex Class --> SCB --> CVS
CV 9EssexNewport News28 Apr 194131 Jul 194231 Dec 194230 Jun 1969
CV 10YorktownNewport News01 Dec 194121 Jan 194315 Apr 194327 Jun 1970
CV 12HornetNewport Newsearly 194230 Aug 194329 Nov 194326 Jun 1970
CV 18WaspBethlehem Quincy18 Mar 194217 Aug 194324 Nov 194301 Jul 1972
CV 20BenningtonNew York NSY15 Dec 194216 Feb 194406 Aug 194415 Jan 1970
Essex Class --> SCB --> Intrepid Class --> CVS
CV 11IntrepidNewport News01 Dec 194126 Apr 194316 Aug 194315 Mar 1974
CV 16LexingtonBethlehem Quincy15 Jul 194123 Sep 194217 Feb 194308 Nov 1991
CV 31Bon Homme RichardNew York NSY01 Feb 1943 29 Apr 194426 Nov 194402 Jul 1971
Ticonderoga Class [long hull Essex] --> SCB --> Intrepid Class --> CVS
CV 14TiconderogaNewport News01 Mar 194307 Feb 194408 May 194416 Nov 1973
CV 34OriskanyNew York NSY01 May 194413 Oct 194525 Sep 195015 May 1976
CV 38Shangri-LaNorfolk NSY15 Jan 194324 Feb 194415 Sep 194430 June 1971
Ticonderoga Class [long hull Essex] --> SCB --> CVS
CV 15RandolphNewport News10 May 1943 28 Jun 194409 Oct 194413 Feb 1969
CV 19HancockBethlehem Quincy26 Jan 194324 Jan 194415 Apr 194430 Jan 1976
CV 33KearsargeNew York NSY01 Mar 194305 May 194502 Mar 194613 Feb 1970
CV 36AntietamPhiladelphia NSY15 Mar 1943 20 Aug 194428 Jan 194508 May 1963
CV 39Lake ChamplainNorfolk NSY15 Mar 194302 Nov 194403 Jun 194502 May 1966
Ticonderoga Class [long hull Essex] --> CVS
CV 32LeyteNewport News21 Feb 1944 23 Aug 194511 Apr 194615 May 1959
CV 40TarawaNorfolk NSY05 Jan 194412 May 194508 Dec 194513 May 1960
CV 47Phillipine SeaBethlehem Quincy19 Aug 194405 Sep 194511 May 194628 Dec 1958
Ticonderoga Class [long hull Essex] --> CVS --> Boxer LPH
CV 21 / LPH 4BoxerNewport News13 Sep 1943 14 Dec 194416 Apr 194501 Dec 1969
CV 37 / LPH 5PrincetonPhiladelphia NSY14 Sep 194308 Jul 194518 Nov 194530 Jan 1970
CV 45 / LPH 8Valley ForgePhiladelphia NSY07 Sep 1944 18 Nov 194503 Nov 194615 Jan 1970
Ticonderoga Class [long hull Essex]
CV 35ReprisalNew York NSY01 Jul 1944Cancelled 11 Aug 1945
CV 46Iwo JimaNewport News29 Jan 1945 Cancelled 11 Aug 1945
CV 50-Bethlehem Quincy Cancelled 28 Mar 1945
CV 51-New York NSY Cancelled 28 Mar 1945
CV 52-New York NSY Cancelled 28 Mar 1945
CV 53-Philadelphia NSY Cancelled 28 Mar 1945
CV 54-Norfolk NSY Cancelled 28 Mar 1945
CV 55-Norfolk NSY Cancelled 28 Mar 1945
NOTES
  • CV-22 through CV-30 were the 11,000-ton Independence class small aircraft carriers. Originally laid down as light cruisers, they were converted to carriers before launching.
  • CV-41 through CV-44 were the large Midway-class carriers.
  • CV-48 and CV-49 were Saipan class light fleet aircraft carriers.


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