USS Coral Sea

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Three ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Coral Sea, commemorating the Battle of the Coral Sea during World War II.

  • The USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CV-42), was originally christened USS Coral Sea, but was renamed nine days after being launched in 1945. Decommissioned in 1977. Its sister ship (below) was under construction and inherited the Coral Sea name.

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