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  • CV-64 USS Constellation

    US US Navy




    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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