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USS GEORGE H W BUSH (CVN 77)

MULTI-PURPOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIER (NUCLEAR-PROPULSION)

UIC:23170
Class:CVN 68 Fleet:Atlantic
Status:Active, in commission Homeport:NORFOLK, VA
Date status changed:05/11/2009 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force:Battle Force MARAD Type:
Builder: NEWPORT NEWS/NEWPT
Delivery Date:05/11/2009
Award Date:01/26/2001 Age (since delivery):6.1 years
Keel Date:05/19/2003 Commission Date:01/10/2009
Launch Date:10/09/2006 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)8.7 years Decommission Date:
Years from Commission to Decommission:
Stricken Date:

Overall Length: 1092 ft Waterline Length:1040 ft
Extreme Beam:252 ft Waterline Beam:134 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:37 ft Draft Limit:41 ft
Light Displacement:77607 tons Full Displacement:98235 tons
Dead Weight:20628 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 4
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine (Nuclear)
Accommodations: Officers: 200 Enlisted: 3100

Custodian:US NAVY Ships Program Manager:312
Planning Yard: Norfolk NSY, Portsmouth, VANuclear Planning Yard:Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA

Last updated 02/16/2011
 

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