Allied Warships

USS Leyte (CV 32)

Aircraft carrier of the Essex class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft carrier
PennantCV 32 
ModLong hull group 
Built byNew York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered23 Mar 1943 
Laid down21 Feb 1944 
Launched23 Aug 1945 
Commissioned11 Apr 1946 
End service15 May 1959 

Laid down as Crown Point but renamed Leyte before launch on 8 May 1945.
Decommissioned 15 May 1959.
Stricken 1 June 1969.
Sold in September 1970 to be broken up for scrap.

Former nameCrown Point

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