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Photographer:K. Watson [View profile]Title:USS Lake Champlain CVS39Added:Jan 02, 2008
Photo Category: Aircraft Carriers
USS Lake Champlain CVS 39 at Halifax,Canada July 1961.Part of joint American/Canadian anti-submarine forces deployed in the North Atlantic during the Cold War.Shown here following exercises with RCN units off East Coast.
Essex Class CVS (Anti-submarine).Displacement 38,000 tons.
LOA 878 ft,beam 103 ft (hull),draught 31ft.
Machinery:Steam turbines 150,000 SHP=33 knots.
Crew:1,500 to 2,100.
Aircraft on fwrd flightdeck is Grumman S2F Tracker operated by USN and RCN (HMCS Bonaventure CVL22).Photo Capnken 1961/2008.
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Pennant no.:CVS39
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K. Watson on Feb 29, 2008 11:41 (10 years ago)
Thanks Bill,your very welcome,regards,Ken
Bill on Feb 29, 2008 04:18 (10 years ago)
Great picture.Very interesting.Thanks for posting it.

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