Ship Name

Langley (CV-1)

Type

Converted Aircraft Carrier

Era

Maritime Nation To 1950 (1921-1950)

Year Launched

1921

Function

Military

Displacement (tons)

11500

Length (feet)

542

Beam (feet)

65

Draft (feet)

19

Primary Propulsion

Mechanical

Propulsion Specifications

turbine-electric

Hull

steel

Armament

55 aircraft

Crew

468

Top Speed (knots)

15

Historical Note

US Navy's first aircraft carrier, having been converted from fleet collier USS Jupiter , originally built in 1913.

Record ID: 214