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USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER (NUCLEAR-POWERED)
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CVN 68 UIC: 20993
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. PACIFIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 03/13/1982 Homeport: SAN DIEGO, CA
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 04/05/1974 Commission Date: 03/13/1982
Keel Date: 10/11/1975 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/15/1980 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 37.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 02/26/1982 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 35.7 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: 41 ft Draft Limit: 37 ft
Light Displacement: 73661 tons Full Displacement: 101133 tons
Dead Weight: 27472 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 554
Enlisted: 5205
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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