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USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CVN 68 UIC: 21412
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 07/04/1992 Homeport: NORFOLK, VA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/27/1982 Commission Date: 07/04/1992
Keel Date: 08/25/1986 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/21/1990 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 27.1 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 06/08/1992 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 25.2 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 1092 ft Waterline Length: 1040 ft
Extreme Beam: 252 ft Waterline Beam: 134 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 42 ft Draft Limit: 41 ft
Light Displacement: 80376 tons Full Displacement: 104017 tons
Dead Weight: 23641 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 200
Enlisted: 6075
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Norfolk NSY, Portsmouth, VA
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA
Ships Program Manager: 312
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/16/2016
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