Independence Class Light Carrier         Displacement: 11,000 tons

Length: 622'6"        Beam: 71'6"        Draft: 26'     Speed: 32 kts.   

Armament: 2 Quad, 8 Dual 40 MM AA, 16 Single 20 MM AA - 33 Aircraft

Complement: 1569

Built at New York S.B. Corp. and commissioned 14 January 1943

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who served on board the USS Independence CVL-22 during World War II
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