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  • CVN-65 USS Enterprise

    US US Navy




    1961 to 2012    



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    MMSI:
    Flight Deck: 65
    Call Sign: NIQM
    Shipyard: Newport News Shipbuilding


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    History of US CVN-65 USS Enterprise

    1957-novOrdered
    1958-feb-4Laid down
    1960-sep-24Launched
    1961-nov-25Commissioned
    1962-augDeploymentExercise Rip Tide II operating off Portugal with HMS Centaur, HMS Hermes and USS Forrestal during, Exercise RipTide II.
    1969-febdamaged by rocket explosion in Feb 1969
    1986-apr-9DeploymentVice President George Bush onboard in the Gulf of Oman speaking to sailors
    2001-sep-13DeploymentArabian Sea Enduring Freedom positioned to the northern Arabian Sea with HS-3 embarked, to support AWACS missions over Pakistan until 23 Oct.
    2011-jan-26Port Visit26-29 January Lisboa, Portugal
    2012-dec-1Decommissionedat Norfolk, Va.

    Specifications

       

        from Enterprise class
    5560crew
    92430full load (tn)
    331.60length (m)
    40.50beam (m)
    11.90draught (m)
    34max speed (knots)

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US US Navy Sikorsky S-61 H-3 06


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Newport News Shipbuilding,



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