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DEDALO (R 01) class

Country of Origin: Spain

ship list


 0 LIGHT AIRCRAFT CARRIER (ex-U.S. INDEPENDENCE class)

 Name     Pennant   Launched        Completed        Status
 DEDALO   R 01      April 4, 1943   July 24, 1943    Scrapped
   (ex-USS CABOT CVL-28, ex-USS WILMINGTON CL-79)

description

This 45-year-old carrier could carry up to 40 aircraft of the World War II era. She was transferred to Spain from the U.S. on a five-year loan in 1967. She was purchased outright by Spain in 1972.

status

This ship remained in service until the new aircraft...

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