This information resides on a DoD interest computer. Important conditions, restrictions, and disclaimers apply

Privacy and Security Notice

RANGER (CV 61)
(ex - CVA 61)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CV 59 UIC: 03361
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/26/2012 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/01/1954 Commission Date: 08/10/1957
Keel Date: 08/02/1954 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/29/1956 Decommission Date: 07/10/1993
Age (since Launch) 61.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
36.0
Delivery Date: 08/01/1957 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 60.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/08/2004
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 1067 ft Waterline Length: 990 ft
Extreme Beam: 270 ft Waterline Beam: 130 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 41 ft Draft Limit: 37 ft
Light Displacement: 60787 tons Full Displacement: 81003 tons
Dead Weight: 20216 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 545
Enlisted: 5028
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: INACTIVE SHIPS OFFICE (SEA 21I)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: INTERNATIONAL SHIPBREAKING LIMITED LLC IN BROWNSVILLE, TX.
Last Updated: 09/17/2015
To learn more about current U.S. Navy ship types visit: