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The original scoreboard in on display at Pensacola's National Museum of Naval History.
 
Under heavy attack 59 times and was never hit by a bomb, torpedo or Kamikaze plane.
Ten pilots became "Ace in a day"*
Splashed 67 planes in a day.*
Pilots and gunners splashed the most planes in a week.*
Pilots and gunners splashed 255 planes in a month.*
668 Japanese planes shot down
742 Japanese planes destroyed on the ground
1,269,710 tons of ships sunk or damaged, 73 sunk including 1 carrier, 1 cruiser, 10 destroyers, 42 cargo ships, and helped sink the superbattleship YAMATO, 37 probable, and 413 damaged.
 
Ship:
  • 28,437,630 gallons of fuel oil burned
  • 41,231,435 gallons of fresh water distilled by evaporators
  • Steamed 155,000 miles

  • Airgroups:
  • 5,644,800 gallons of aviation fuel burned
  • 4,878,748 rounds of machine gun ammo fired
  • 17,793 bombs dropped
  • 5,842 rockets launched
  • 116 torpedoes launched
  • 18,569 sorties flown
  • 23,000 plus arrested landings
  •  
    Ships Guns:
  • 7,275 rounds of 5" ammo fired
  • 115,179 rounds of 40mm ammo fired
  • 409,580 rounds of 20mm ammo fired
  • 9 Planes shot down
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    *=Navy Record

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