CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln

US US Navy




1989 to present    


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Flight Deck: 72
Call Sign: NABE


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History of US CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln

1984-nov-3Laid down
1988-feb-13Launched
1989-nov-11Commissioned
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

Specifications

   

    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

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
US United States Naval Aviation Sikorsky S-61 H-3 60


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Builder

   

US Newport News Shipbuilding,