Allied Warships

USS Kearsage (CV 33)

Aircraft carrier of the Essex class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft carrier
ClassEssex 
PennantCV 33 
ModLong hull group 
Built byNew York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down1 Mar 1943 
Launched5 May 1945 
Commissioned2 Mar 1946 
End service13 Feb 1970 
History

Decommissioned 16 June 1950.
Recommissioned 1 March 1952.
Decommissioned 13 February 1970.
Stricken 1 May 1973.
Sold 18 January 1974 to be broken up for scrap.

 

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1T/Capt. Francis Joseph McKenna, USN2 Mar 1946??? (1)

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