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  • CV-67 USS John F Kennedy

    US US Navy




    1968 to 2007    


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    Flight Deck: 67
    Call Sign: NJFK
    See Also: CVN Ford class CVN-79


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    History of US CV-67 USS John F Kennedy

    1964-apr-30Ordered
    1964-oct-22Laid downoriginally planned as CVAN, but reverted to conventional power during construction
    1967-may-27Launchedas CVA-67
    1968-sep-7Commissioned
    1969-aprDeploymentdeparted East Coast to Mediterranean on maiden deployment
    1974-marRefitin refit until Nov 1974, when reclassified as CV-67
    1982-octRefitgeneral overhaul and maintenance period, until Feb 1983
    1986-julDeployment8 month Mediterranean deployment, returned Mar 1987
    1990-jul-28DeploymentRed Sea Operation Desert Shield/Storm departed East Coast for Red Sea during the build to and during operations against Iraq, returned 28 Mar 1991
    1993-sepRefitinto two year major refit, completed Sep 1995
    1995-sepHomeportMayport Naval Station, FL
    1995-sepinto Reserve Fleet
    1997-aprDeploymentalthough still formally in Reserve, departed Mayport for 6 month Adriatic, Mediterranean and Persian Gulf deployment, returned Oct 1997
    2007-mar-23DecommissionedMayport at Mayport, FL
    2007-julNS Norfolk Towed Towed to NS Norfolk.

    Specifications

       

        from John F Kennedy class
    5680crew
    82240full load (tn)
    320.30length (m)
    39.20beam (m)
    11.20draught (m)
    8000range (nm)
    32max speed (knots)
    3Missile Launcher Sea Sparrow VLS
    3Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm
    1Naval Radar air search radar AN/SPS-49
    1Naval Radar surface search radar AN/SPS-67

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