USS Princeton

USS Princeton (CVL-23) Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

Submitted by Jason McDonald on Thu, 11/24/2016 - 08:51

The fourth Princeton was laid down as Tallahassee (CL-61) by the New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J., 2 June 1941; reclassified CV-23 on 16 February 1942; renamed Princeton 31 March 1942; launched 18 October 1942, sponsored by Mrs. Harold Dodds, and commissioned at Philadelphia 25 February 1943, Capt. George R. Henderson in command.