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Unit Details

Strength
Aircraft Carrier
 
Type
Surface Vessels
 
Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated
Year
1952 - 1954

Description
redesignated CVS-37


11 Members Who Served in This Unit


 
  • Alexander, Robert, PO3, (1952-1956)
  • Golenor, John, LT, (1951-1955)
  • Henry, Winfred, LT, (1942-1953)
  • Lilienthal, Merle, AN, (1950-1954)
  • Marino, Gill, PO1, (1954-1958)
  • Pense, Donald, PO3, (1952-1953)
  • Wright, Tom, PO3, (1950-1954)
 
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Battle/Operations History
 
Unit News and Information
Call Sign and info (Jun 20, 2013) 

USS PRINCETON   (CV-37)
(later CVA-37CVS-37 and LPH-5)


    
Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - Hotel - Romeo - November
Tactical Voice Radio Call: "BULLHORN"

CLASS - ESSEX (Long Hull) AKA TICONDEROGA
Displacement 27,100 Tons, Dimensions, 888' (oa) x 93' x 28' 7" (Max)
Armament 12 x 5"/38AA, 32 x 40mm, 46 x 20mm, 82 Aircraft.
Armor, 4" Belt, 2 1/2" Hanger deck, 1 1/2" Deck, 1 1/2" Conning Tower.
Machinery, 150,000 SHP; Westinghouse Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 33 Knots, Crew 3448.

Operational and Building Data

Initially named Valley Forge.

FATE

About 600 tons of her armor plate have been put to use at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

 
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