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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