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Photographer:Chris Hunsicker [View profile]Title:USS Harry S Truman CVN75Added:Jul 17, 2005
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Photo Category: Aircraft Carriers
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USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (formerly UNITED STATES )
is the eighth NIMITZ - class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the first ship in the Navy to bear the name.

General Characteristics: Keel Laid: Nov. 29, 1993
Launched: Sept. 13, 1996
Commissioned: July 25, 1998
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Va.
Propulsion System: two nuclear reactors
Main Engines: four
Propellers: four
Blades on each Propeller: five
Aircraft elevators: four
Catapults: four
Arresting gear cables: four
Length, overall: 1,092 feet (332.85 meters)
Flight Deck Width: 257 feet (78.34 meters)
Area of flight deck: about 4,5 acres
Beam: 134 feet (40.84 meters)
Draft: 38,4 feet (11.7 meters)
Displacement: approx. 100,000 tons full load
Speed: 30+ knots
Planes: approx. 85
Crew: Ship: approx. 3,200 Air Wing: 2,480
Armament: four Mk 29 NATO Sea Sparrow launchers, four 20mm Phalanx CIWS Mk 15
Homeport: Norfolk, Va.



Notes of Interest:

Construction dates:
Tons of steel used: 60,000
Pounds of aluminum used: 1,000,000
Weight of modular segments used in final construction: up to 900 tons
Number of modules making up the ship: 190
There are about 140,000 rolls of toilet paper on board
In January 1998 the crew moved aboard
Pens and paper: 600,000 ball-point pens and 1.5 million sheets of paper on board
The acceptance trial of USS HARRY S. TRUMAN took place in May, 1998
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