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  • CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln

    US US Navy

    1989 to present    


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    MMSI: 369970406
    Flight Deck: 72
    Call Sign: NABE
    Shipyard: Newport News Shipbuilding


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    History of US CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln

    1984-nov-3Laid down
    2011-dec-12Deploymentdeparted US for an 8 month tour of operations in the Gulf, Middle East and Indian Ocean, returned 7 Aug 2012.
    2012-aug-7Homeporttransferred to Norfolk, VA., from Everett, WA.
    2013-febRefitExpected arrival in Huntington Ingalls Industries at Newport News, VA. in Aug 2012, for major 3-4 year re-fuelling programme has been delayed due to lack of funding.
    2017-sep-8 Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations ordered to get underway to be in position to provide Hurricane Irma humanitarian relief
    2022-may-22NEWS Philippine Sea HVBSS Training on USS Abraham Lincoln



        from Improved Nimitz class
    100000full load (tn)
    333length (m)
    40.80beam (m)
    11.80draught (m)
    31max speed (knots)
    4Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm



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    US Newport News Shipbuilding,

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