USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVB 42)
Aircraft Carrier of the Midway class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||21 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||1 Dec 1943|
|Launched||29 Apr 1945|
|Commissioned||27 Oct 1945|
|End service||1 Oct 1977|
Launched as Coral Sea (CVB-42) but renamed on 8 May 1945.
|Former name||USS Coral Sea|
Commands listed for USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVB 42)
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|1||T/Capt. Apollo Soucek, USN||27 Oct 1945||2 Mar 1946 (1)|
|2||T/Capt. Herbert Edward Regan, USN||2 Mar 1946||15 Nov 1946|
|3||T/Capt. Thomas Binney Williamson, USN||7 Nov 1947||3 Aug 1948|
|4||T/Capt. Clarence Eugene Ekstrom, USN||11 Jul 1949||27 Jul 1950 (2)|
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