CV-64 USS Constellation

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1961 to 2003    


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Flight Deck: 64
Call Sign: NNUL


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History of US CV-64 USS Constellation

1956Ordered
1957-sep-14Laid downas CVA-64
1960-oct-8Launched
1961-oct-27Commissioned
1962-sepHomeportNaval Base San Diego San Diego, CA
1970-feb-20DeploymentYankee Station, off Vietnam, lost HH-3A 149908 from HC-7
1973-octRefitNAS Seattle / Puget Sound oct73-jun74 overhaul at Puget Sound Naval Yard
1975-jul-1reclassified as CV-64
1982Refituntil 1984, Terrier long range SAMs removed.
1990-octRefitPhiladelphia Naval Shipyard SLEP Service Life Extension Programme, until Mar 1993
1993-julHomeportNaval Base San Diego new Homeport after SLEP refit.
1994-mayDeploymentRIMPAC 94 until Jun.
1994-novDeploymentWestPac 95 departed NAS North Island for 6 month WestPac95 deployment with HS-2 embarked. Joined by USS Kinkaid and Ammunition ship USS Kiska. Rendezvoused with USS Chosin and USS Lake Erie off Hawaii.
1995-janDeploymentOperation Southern Watch Persian Gulf enforcing no-fly zone, until May
1997-aprDeploymentOperation Southern Watch Persian Gulf enforcing no-fly zone, until Oct.
1999-novPort VisitAUFremantle Harbour visited Fremantle during mid Nov 1999
2001-aprDeploymentOperation Southern Watch Persian Gulf enforcing no-fly zone, until Aug when she headed for Pearl Harbor.
2001-sep-9DeploymentNS Pearl Harbor Tiger Cruise return leg from Pearl Harbor to San Diego, arriving 14 Sep.
2002-novDeploymentEnduring & Iraqi Freedom Final deployment from NS San Diego to Arabian Gulf until Jun 2003.
2003-aug-7DecommissionedNAS North Island at NAS North Island
2003-dec-2StruckBremerton, WA



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