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USS Corregidor

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USS Corregidor (AVG/ACV/CVE/CVU-58) was the fourth of fifty s built to serve the United States Navy during World War II. Launched in May 1943, and commissioned the following August, she was originally named for Anguilla Bay, in Maurelle Island, in the Alexander Archipelago, of Alaska. Design and description Casablanca-class escort carrier Corregidor was a Casablanca-class escort carrier, the most numerous type of aircraft carriers ever built, and designed specifically to be mass-produced using prefabricated sections, in order to replace heavy early war losses. Standardized with her sister ships, she was long overall, had a beam of , and a draft of . She displaced standard, with a full load. She had a long hangar deck and a long flight deck. She was powered by two Skinner Uniflow reciprocating steam engines which drove two shafts, providing and enabling her to make . The ship had a cruising range of at a speed of . Her compact size necessitated the installment of an
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