USS Intrepid (CV-11)

USS Intrepid (CV-11)

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US Navy Ship Wood
Embedded object Blanks

27/64" blanks are for Sierra Clones

12.5mm & 10.5mm blanks are for JR series

All blanks will come with one COA per blank. COAs are 4" x 6" card stock with silver foil embossed COA seal.

All blanks are cut as they are ordered.


USS Intrepid (CV/CVA/CVS-11), also known as The Fighting "I", is one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy. She is the fourth US Navy ship to bear the name. Commissioned in August 1943, Intrepid participated in several campaigns in the Pacific Theater of Operations, most notably the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Decommissioned shortly after the end of the war, she was modernized and recommissioned in the early 1950s as an attack carrier (CVA), and then eventually became an antisubmarine carrier (CVS). In her second career, she served mainly in the Atlantic, but also participated in the Vietnam War. Her notable achievements include being the recovery ship for a Mercury and a Gemini space mission. Because of her prominent role in battle, she was nicknamed "the Fighting I", while her frequent bad luck and time spent in dry dock for repairs—she was torpedoed once and hit by four separate Japanese kamikaze aircraft—earned her the nicknames "Decrepit" and "the Dry I". Decommissioned in 1974, in 1982 Intrepid became the foundation of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.


United States
Name: Intrepid
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
Laid down: 1 December 1941
Launched: 26 April 1943
Commissioned: 16 August 1943
Decommissioned: 15 March 1974
Struck: 23 February 1982
Nickname(s): "Fighting I", "Dry I"
Status: Museum ship at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.
Badge: USS Intrepid (CVA-11) insignia, in 1959.png
General characteristics
Class and type: Essex-class aircraft carrier


Beam: 93 ft (28.3 m) (waterline)
Draft: 34 ft 2 in (10.41 m) (full load)
Installed power:

Propulsion: 4 × shafts; 4 × geared steam turbines
Speed: 33 knots (61 km/h; 38 mph)
Range: 14,100 nmi (26,100 km; 16,200 mi) at 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Complement: 2,600 officers and enlisted men


Aircraft carried: 91-103 aircraft

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