Allied Warships

USS Phillipine Sea (CV 47)

Aircraft carrier of the Essex class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeAircraft carrier
PennantCV 47 
ModLong hull group 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down19 Aug 1944 
Launched5 Sep 1945 
Commissioned11 May 1946 
End service28 Dec 1958 

Wright was on renamed Phillipine Sea on 12 February 1945.
Decommissioned 28 December 1958.
Stricken 1 December 1969.
Sold 23 March 1971 to be broken up for scrap.

Former nameWright

Commands listed for USS Phillipine Sea (CV 47)

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1Captain Delbert Strother Cornwell, USN11 May 1946 (1)

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