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Aircraft Carriers - USA

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"Kitty Hawk" / "John F. Kennedy" Class
 

4 units commissioned 1961 - 1968
Displacement, tons: Between 78.500 - 82.000 full load
Length: 318,8 m - 320,7 m - Beam: 39,6 m - Draught: 10,9 - 11,3 m
Aircraft: About 85
Various guns and missiles
Propulsion: 4 geared turbines, - 280.000 shp, - 4 propellers, - Speed:  30 + knots
Complement: About 4950
 
 
 
 


CV 64 "Constellation"
 Multi-Purpose Aircraft Carrier, Kitty Hawk Class, US Navy
Photographed in Hong Kong, Sept. 01.1997.
(Photography by karsten Petersen ©)
 
 
 


CV 64 "Constellation"
 Multi-Purpose Airctaft carrier, Kitty hawk Class,  US Navy
Photographed in Hong Kong,  Sept.01.1997.
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


"John F. Kennedy"  CV 67
- photographed in Great Bitter Lake, - Suez Canal -, in 1982 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)
 
 


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USS "America" CV 66
Behind is seen the island of USS "Independence" CV 62, - a Forrestal class aircraft carrier.
I believe that this photo was taken in Norfolk, 1980
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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