USS Lake Champlain CVS 39 Carrier,1960
USS Lake Champlain CVS 39 at Halifax, N.S. summer of 1960. Essex Class carrier built by Norfolk Navy Yard during WW2. Standard displacement 30,000 tons,length 880 ft,beam hull 103 ft.draught 31 ft. Speed 33 knots;150,000 SHP. Not fitted with angled deck.
Picture added on 11 February 2007