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KITTY HAWK (CV 63)
(ex - CVA 63)
MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: CV 63 UIC: 03363
Status: Inactive, Out of Commission, in reserve Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/12/2009 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: B Berth: NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/01/1955 Commission Date: 04/29/1961
Keel Date: 12/27/1956 Inactivation Date: 05/12/2009
Launch Date: 05/21/1960 Decommission Date: 05/12/2009
Age (since Launch) 57.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
48.0
Delivery Date: 04/01/1961 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 56.5 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 1069 ft Waterline Length: 990 ft
Extreme Beam: 282 ft Waterline Beam: 130 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 38 ft Draft Limit: 38 ft
Light Displacement: 60933 tons Full Displacement: 81780 tons
Dead Weight: 20847 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 578
Enlisted: 5046
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: NAVSEA INACTIVE SHIPS ON-SITE MAINTENANCE OFFICE, BREMERTON, WA
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/21/2015
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