Allied Warships

Escort carriers

Sangamon class

4 ships


The escort carrier USS Sangamon (CVE 26) of the US Navy.

Technical information

TypeEscort carrier
Displacement23875 BRT 
Length553 feet 
Complement830 men 
Armament2 single 5/51 DP guns.
16 40 mm AA (4x4).
12 single 20 mm AA.
36 Aircraft.  
Max speed18 knots
EnginesSteam turbines 2 shafts 
Power13500 
Notes on classConverted from oilers 


All ships of the Sangamon class


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USS Chenango (CVE 28)
USS Santee (CVE 29)
USS Suwannee (CVE 27)
USS Sangamon (CVE 26)


4 Escort carriers of the Sangamon class.

See all Escort carrier classes.


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