USS Independence is the first USN CV to introduce fighters Squadron. This is an excellent upgrade from Bogue, since now enemy planes can be shot down. The Independence is an improvement from its predecessor in every way and every stats, AA, artillery, etc. Independence is a solid carrier for its tier.
A successful light aircraft carrier based on the Cleveland-class cruiser. The ship was well-armored, had a high speed and carried numerous AA artillery. Small displacement limited the aircraft carrier’s hangar capacity.