Sea Weapons

Fleet Carrier

Ranger

USS Ranger (CV-5)

Preceded by:

Lexington (1927)

Succeeded by:

Yorktown (1937)

Datafile

ClassRanger
TypeFleet Carrier
Year1934
Crew1,788
Dimensions
Length222.5 m (pp)
234 m
Beam24.4 m - 33.4 m (d)
Draught6.8 m
Displacement
Empty14,575 t
Loaded17,577 t
Performance
Speed54 km/h
Range18,520 km @ 28 km/h
Machinery
Shafts2
Turbines2 x Geared steam
53,500 hp
Curtis/Parsons
Boilers6 x Babcock & Wilcox
FuelOil: 1,567-2,350 t
Armament
Main8 x 127-mm/25 (8 x 1)
5"/25 Mk. 10
-10° / +40°

Armor
Belt51 mm
Bulkhead51 mm
Deck25 mm
Aircraft
Aircraft76-86
Production
Built1
Total1

Registry

Ship Code Builder Laid Launch Comm Decomm Fate
Ranger CV-4 Newport News SB26/09/3124/02/3304/06/3418/10/46Sold/Scrapped

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