Allied Warships

USS Midway (ii) (CVB 41)

Aircraft Carrier of the Midway class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft Carrier
PennantCVB 41 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down27 Oct 1943 
Launched20 Mar 1945 
Commissioned10 Sep 1945 
End service11 Apr 1992 

Decommissioned 11 April 1992.
Stricken 17 March 1997.
Preserved as a museum and moored at Navy Pier, San Diego, California.


Commands listed for USS Midway (ii) (CVB 41)

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1T/Capt. Joseph Francis Bolger, USN10 Sep 194512 Jan 1946 (1)
2T/Capt. Herbert Spencer Duckworth, USN12 Jan 194618 Jul 1946 (1)
3T/Commodore John Perry Whitney, USN18 Jul 194611 Aug 1947 (1)
4T/Capt. Albert Kellogg Morehouse, USN11 Aug 194722 Apr 1948 (1)
5T/Cdr. Forsyth Massey, USN22 Apr 194828 May 1948 (1)

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