Sea Weapons

Light Carrier

Langley

USS Langley (CV-1)

Preceded by:

None

Succeeded by:

Lexington (1927)
Independence (1943)

Datafile

ClassLangley
TypeLight Carrier
Year1922
Crew468
Dimensions
Length158.5 m (pp)
165.3 m
Beam19.9 m
Draught6.3 m
Displacement
Empty13,990 t
Loaded15,150 t
Performance
Speed29 km/h
Range6,482 km @ 19 km/h
Machinery
Shafts2
Turbines1 x Turbo-electric
6,500 hp
General Electric
Boilers3 x Yarrow
FuelCoal: 2,300 t
Armament
Main4 x 127-mm/51 (4 x 1)
5"/51 Mk. 7
-8.5° / +25°

Armor
ArmorNone
Aircraft
Aircraft36
Production
Built1
Total1

Registry

Ship Code Builder Laid Launch Comm Decomm Fate
Langley CV-1 Mare Island N Yd18/10/1124/08/1220/03/2227/02/42 Loss by aircraft

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