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SARATOGA (CV 60)
(ex - CVA 60)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CV 59 UIC: 03360
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/30/1994 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard New York
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/23/1952 Commission Date: 04/14/1956
Keel Date: 12/16/1952 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/08/1955 Decommission Date: 09/30/1994
Age (since Launch) 62.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
38.0
Delivery Date: 04/14/1956 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 61.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/30/1994
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 1067 ft Waterline Length: 990 ft
Extreme Beam: 253 ft Waterline Beam: 130 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 37 ft Draft Limit: 37 ft
Light Displacement: 61235 tons Full Displacement: 81101 tons
Dead Weight: 19866 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 552
Enlisted: 4988
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: INACTIVE SHIPS OFFICE (SEA 21I)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ESCO MARINE INC IN BROWNSVILLE, TX.
Last Updated: 09/23/2015
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