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USS Activiti

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    Country

    England

    type

    USS

    General characteristics

    Length (m):

    156

    Width (m):

    20,3

    Displacement (tons):

    14250

    Speed (knots):

    18

    Draft (m):

    7,6

    Crew:

    375

    Vooruzhenie

    Aircraft:

    18

    Air defense systems:

    24 Oerlikon
    2 102 mm

    carrier Activiti

    was converted from an unfinished refrigerator "Telemahus" in the stocks. Work began, the 01/17/1942 and took 9 months. The basis was taken Odesiti project, but greatly improved. "Activity" got a small "island", hangar height of 6, 4 meters samoletopodemnik (12.8 x 6.1 m). Flight deck had a size of 151.8 x 20.1 m Catapult was not. Supply of gasoline was 91,000 liters. In laid hold 1,600 tons of ballast, the underwater hull was divided into sections. Some battle stations were protected from antifragmentation armor.

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    Originally

    "Activity" was used as a training aircraft carrier air groups for training. In January-August 1944 was accompanied by the transatlantic and "northern" convoys. His aircraft was shot down five German bombers, as well as participated in the sinking of the submarine U-355 and U-288.

    carrier Activiti

    From September 1944 "Activity" aircraft delivered from England to Ceylon and was engaged in training pilots carrier aviation. In April 1946 he was written off. It was later converted into a freighter.

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