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Illustrious Class Armoured Fleet Carriers (1940) CV 
Specification 

NB: Each of the Illustrious Class Carriers were slightly different when completed. So the specs below are an indication of the class in general, but each specific ship varies in some respects.

Crew :

1,392 (1940). To Illustrious Class (1940) CV  Ships :
Displacement : 23,000 tons standard.

Dimensions :

755ft overall length, 96ft beam, 29ft draught.
Range : ?

Armour :

Fully Armoured Flight Deck, Bulkheads and Hangars. 
Armament : 33-72 aircraft.

16 x 4.5in (11.4cm) dual purpose guns;
6 x 8 barrel 2 pdr pom-pom guns;
38 x 20mm Oerlikon guns.

Power plant : ?

Max Speed :

31 kts.
This page last edited - 23 February, 2013.

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