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Aircraft Carriers - CV/CVN

Aircraft carriers and their embarked air wings are the most important weapons systems in the Navy. These large ships never operate alone but as core of a carrier battle group that consists of cruisers, destroyers, frigates and submarines which safeguard the carrier.

Essex CV 9 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
ESSEXCV 9decommissioned
YORKTOWNCV 10decommissioned
INTREPIDCV 11decommissioned
HORNETCV 12decommissioned
FRANKLINCV 13decommissioned
TICONDEROGACV 14decommissioned
RANDOLPHCV 15decommissioned
LEXINGTONCV 16decommissioned
BUNKER HILLCV 17decommissioned
WASPCV 18decommissioned
HANCOCKCV 19decommissioned
BENNINGTONCV 20decommissioned
BOXERCV 21decommissioned
BON HOMME RICHARDCV 31decommissioned
LEYTECV 32decommissioned
KEARSARGECV 33decommissioned
ORISKANYCV 34decommissioned
REPRISALCV 35cancelled
ANTIETAMCV 36decommissioned
PRINCETONCV 37decommissioned
SHANGRI-LACV 38decommissioned
LAKE CHAMPLAINCV 39decommissioned
TARAWACV 40decommissioned
VALLEY FORGECV 45decommissioned
IWO JIMACV 46cancelled
PHILIPPINE SEACV 47decommissioned
 CV 50cancelled
 CV 51cancelled
 CV 52cancelled
 CV 53cancelled
 CV 54cancelled
 CV 55cancelled



Midway CV 41 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
MIDWAYCV 41decommissioned
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELTCV 42decommissioned
CORAL SEACV 43decommissioned
 CV 44cancelled January 11, 1943
 CVB 56cancelled March 28, 1945
 CVB 57cancelled March 28, 1945



United States CVA 58 - class



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Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
UNITED STATESCVA 58cancelled April 23, 1949



Forrestal CV 59 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
FORRESTALCV 59decommissioned
SARATOGACV 60decommissioned
RANGERCV 61decommissioned
INDEPENDENCECV 62decommissioned



Kitty Hawk CV 63 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
KITTY HAWKCV 63decommissioned
CONSTELLATIONCV 64decommissioned
AMERICACV 66decommissioned



Enterprise CVN 65 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
ENTERPRISECVN 65deactivated



John F. Kennedy CV 67 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
JOHN F. KENNEDYCV 67decommissioned



Nimitz CVN 68 - class



Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
NIMITZCVN 68Everett, WA
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWERCVN 69Norfolk, VA
CARL VINSONCVN 70San Diego, CA
THEODORE ROOSEVELTCVN 71Norfolk, VA
ABRAHAM LINCOLNCVN 72Norfolk, VA
GEORGE WASHINGTONCVN 73Yokosuka, Japan
JOHN C. STENNISCVN 74Bremerton, WA
HARRY S. TRUMANCVN 75Norfolk, VA
RONALD REAGANCVN 76San Diego, CA
GEORGE H. W. BUSHCVN 77Norfolk, VA



Gerald R. Ford CVN 78 - class


Ship's NameHull NumberHomeport / Status
GERALD R. FORDCVN 78under construction
JOHN F. KENNEDYCVN 79under construction
ENTERPRISECVN 80planned




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