Allied Warships

USS Coral Sea (ii) (CVB 43)

Aircraft Carrier of the Midway class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft Carrier
PennantCVB 43 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down10 Jul 1944 
Launched2 Apr 1946 
Commissioned1 Oct 1947 
End service30 Apr 1991 

Decommissioned and stricken 30 April 1991.
Sold 30 March 1993 to be broken up for scrap.


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