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KITTY HAWK (CV 63)
(ex-CVA 63)

MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER

UIC:03363
Class:CV 63 Fleet:
Status:Inactive, Out of Commission, in reserve Homeport:
Date status changed:05/12/2009 Berth:Bremerton, WA
Maintenance Category:B
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NEW YORK SB CORP
Delivery Date:04/01/1961
Award Date:10/01/1955 Age (since delivery):54.3 years
Keel Date:12/27/1956 Commission Date:04/29/1961
Launch Date:05/21/1960 Inactivation Date:05/12/2009
Age (since launch)55.2 years Decommission Date:05/12/2009
Years from Commission to Decommission: 48.0
Stricken Date:

Overall Length: 1069 ft Waterline Length:990 ft
Extreme Beam:282 ft Waterline Beam:130 ft
Maximum 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.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 578 Enlisted: 5046

Remarks: KITTY HAWK, CV 63 HELD A LEGACY DECOMMISSIONING CERMONY ON 31 JAN 09. Eligibl
e for Inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)







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