USS SAIPAN
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           Keel Laid: July 10, 1944
           Launched: July 8, 1945
           Commissioned: July 14, 1946
           Decommissioned: January 14, 1970

           Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
           Length, overall: 684 feet 
           Beam: 76 feet 9 inches; extreme width: 115 feet
           Draft: 28 feet 
           Displacement: approx. 14,500 tons 
           Speed: 33 knots
           Planes: 50 + 
           Crew: 1721 
           Armament: 40 40mm guns