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AMERICA (CV 66)
(ex-CVA 66)

MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER

UIC:03366
Class:CV 63 Fleet:
Status:Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Homeport:
Date status changed:05/14/2005 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NEWPORT NEWS/NEWPT
Delivery Date:01/13/1965
Award Date:11/25/1960 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):40.3 years
Keel Date:01/09/1961 Commission Date:01/23/1965
Launch Date:02/01/1964 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)41.3 years Decommission Date:08/09/1996
Years from Commission to Decommission: 31.5
Stricken Date: 08/09/1996

Overall Length: 1048 ft Waterline Length:990 ft
Extreme Beam:248 ft Waterline Beam:129 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:38 ft Draft Limit:37 ft
Light Displacement:61174 tons Full Displacement:83573 tons
Dead Weight:22399 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 502 Enlisted: 4684

Custodian:US NAVY Ships Program Manager:
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Last updated 05/19/2005
 

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