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INDEPENDENCE (CV 62)
(ex-CVA 62)

MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER

UIC:03362
Class:CV 59 Fleet:
Status:Stricken, to be disposed of Homeport:
Date status changed:03/08/2004 Berth:NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA
Maintenance Category:X
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NAV SY/NEW YORK
Delivery Date:04/01/1959
Award Date:07/02/1954 Age (since delivery):56.2 years
Keel Date:07/01/1955 Commission Date:01/10/1959
Launch Date:06/06/1958 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)57.0 years Decommission Date:09/30/1998
Years from Commission to Decommission: 39.7
Stricken Date: 03/08/2004

Overall Length: 1070 ft Waterline Length:990 ft
Extreme Beam:263 ft Waterline Beam:130 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:37 ft Draft Limit:38 ft
Light Displacement:60059 tons Full Displacement:80678 tons
Dead Weight:20619 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 508 Enlisted: 4626

Custodian:PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD, BREMERTON, WA (NAVSHIPYD) Ships Program Manager:
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Last updated 03/01/2006
 

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