How many aircraft carriers were in Pearl Harbor?

How many aircraft carriers were in Pearl Harbor?

Attack on Pearl Harbor
Strength
8 battleships 8 cruisers 30 destroyers 4 submarines 3 USCG cutters 47 other ships ≈390 aircraft Mobile Unit: 6 aircraft carriers 2 battleships 2 heavy cruisers 1 light cruiser 9 destroyers 8 tankers 23 fleet submarines 5 midget submarines 414 aircraft (353 took part in the raid)

What was the best Japanese aircraft carrier of ww2?

Shinano

What is the biggest aircraft carrier ever built?

Nimitz Class

Did a battleship ever sunk an aircraft carrier?

This is what happenned. Only a few dozen would survive one of the most controversial naval battles of World War II—perhaps the only time battleships single handedly took out an aircraft carrier. …

How long does it take an aircraft carrier to cross the Atlantic?

The standard for commercial vessels and liners is NYC to Southhamption, about 3500 miles. US fleet carriers are rated for 32 knots so can make 880 miles in a 24 hour period, so figure 4 days.

Can an aircraft carrier power a city?

The future carrier CVN(X) will be nuclear powered and have a steam plant but will also have increased electrical generation (104MVA)7 to support launching planes using electrical power. The carrier can power 12000 houses and that is a small city.

How far can an aircraft carrier travel in a day?

700 miles

What is the most powerful carrier?

Ford class

How much does a Navy aircraft carrier cost?

The latest carrier in the Navy, part of what’s called the Ford class, costs $12.8 billion per ship, and that’s before the costs of aircraft flying off the deck, fixing new technology, and operating the carrier in the high seas for months at a time.

Can a civilian buy an aircraft carrier?

In the US, no. You can own the carrier and planes (even if it was a WW I or WW II carrier) with enough money, but you would not be able to arm them legally. The weapons would have to be made nonfunctional.

How much does an aircraft carrier cost to maintain?

In 2013, the life-cycle cost per operating day of a carrier strike group (including aircraft) was estimated at $6.5 million by the Center for New American Security.