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:: ESSEX (1942) ::

Essex aircraft carrier (1942)

Note: given dates correspond to the launching of the ship, not to the conditions as seen in the image.

Source: World of Warships 3D models collection.

Class: Essex (24 units)

Type: Aircraft carrier

Lenght: 266 meters

Beam: 45 meters

Draft: 8.7 meters

Displacement (standard): 27100 tonnes

Propulsion: 4 shaft steam turbines, 150000 horsepower

Speed: 33 knots (61 kilometers/hour)

Range: 20000 nautic miles (37000 kilometers) at 15 knots

Complement: 2600

Armament: 12 x 127 millimeters (38 calibers) guns, 32 x 40 millimeters guns, 46 x 20 millimeters guns

Armor: 60-100 millimeters in belt, 100 millimeters in bulkheads, 40 millimeters in hangar and armored deck, 40 millimeters in top and sides of pilot house, 60 millimeters in top of steering gear

Aircraft carried: 90-100

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