The USS Antietam (CV/CVA/CVS-36) was not active during World War II as it was commissioned immediately after the war ended. It was designed to be an Essex-class aircraft carrier and had the hull number CV-36. The ship was built in Philadelphia and transported almost 3,500 men aboard. It was 888 feet long at first, but it was modified in 1952 to become the first angled-deck aircraft carrier. As the USS Boxer, this one also served in the Korean War, which brought the vessel two battle stars.
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