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USS Midway (CV-41)

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USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class, and the first to be commissioned after the end of World War II. Active in the Vietnam War and in Operation Desert Storm, she is currently a museum ship at the USS Midway Museum, in San Diego, California.

She is the only remaining US aircraft carrier of the World War II era that is not an Essex-class aircraft carrier. When she was completed in 1945, she was the first US warship that was unable to utilize the Panama Canal due to her size.

Midway was laid down 27 October 1943 by Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Virginia. Her revolutionary hull design was based on what would have been the Montana-class battleship and gave her superior maneuverability over all previous carriers. She was launched 20 March 1945; sponsored by Mrs. Bradford William Ripley, Jr.; and commissioned 10 September 1945, Captain Joseph F. Bolger in command.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Midway_(CVB-41)


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