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Ordered May 1940
Cost: $69 million
Contract 09 September 1940
Laid Down 03 August 1942
Launched 30 August 1943
Commissioned 29 November 1943
CV-12
29 November 1943 - 15 January 1947
Decommissioned 15 January 1947
Commissioned 20 March 1951
Decommissioned 12 May 1951
CVA-12
Designated CVA 01 January 1952
11 September 1953 - 27 June 1958
CVS-12
28 June 1958 - 16 June 1970
Decommissioned 16 June 1970
Stricken 25 July 1989

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