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CV-13 USS Franklin

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CV-13 USS Franklin

Builder

Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co

Newport News, Virgina

Laid down

7. December 1942

Launched

14. October 1943

Commissioned

31. January 1944

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign

NFBM

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NS Norfolk VA
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  Curtiss VB-13 02.png (94295 Byte) .
CVG-13
29. July 1944 - 2. November 1944
West Pacific
VF-13 F6F-3 1-F-0
VF(N)-77 Det. B F6F-3N ..
VB-13 SB2C- 1-B-0
VT-13 TBM- / TBF- 1-T-0
VF(N)-77 Det. B only until 25. September 1944 on Board
last update 3. January 2008
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VF-5-01.png (69620 Byte)   .
CVG-5
3. March 1945 - 19. March 1945
West Pacific
VF-5 F4U-1D, F6F-5N, F6F-5P 5-F-0
VMF-214 F4U-1D ..
VMF-452 F4U-1D ...
VB-5 SB2C-4E 5-B-0
VT-5 TBM-3 5-T-0
last update 3. January 2008
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Decommissioned

17. February 1947

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