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USS GERALD R FORD (CVN 78)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CVN 78 UIC: 23173
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 07/22/2017 Homeport: NORFOLK, VA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: HUNTINGTON INGALLS INDUSTRIES NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/10/2008 Commission Date: 07/22/2017
Keel Date: 11/14/2009 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/17/2013 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 3.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 05/31/2017 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 0.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 1092 ft Waterline Length: 1040 ft
Extreme Beam: 256 ft Waterline Beam: 134 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 39 ft Draft Limit: 41 ft
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 508
Enlisted: 3789
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News Shipbuilding
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 07/25/2017
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