Puget Sound, Bremerton, Washington, USA
|Photographer:||john c. driscoll [View profile]||Title:||Puget Sound, Bremerton, Washington, USA||Added:||Dec 13, 2006|
|Location:||Seattle, United States|
||Harbour Overview Images|
|I took this photograph of USS Constellation CVA 64 during August of 2003. She was undergoing mothballing at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington.
USS Constellation (CVA 64)
Displacement 60,100 Tons, Dimensions, 1047' 6" (oa) x 129' 4" x 37' (Max)
Armament 4 Terrier-SAM, 100 Aircraft.
Machinery, 280,000 SHP; G.E. Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 34 Knots, Crew 4154-4580.
Operational and Building Data
Contract awarded on 1 July 1956 to the New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, N.Y. Laid down 14 September 1957, launched 8 October 1960, commissioned 27 October 1961. Reclassified as a "Multi-Purpose Aircraft Carrier" (CV-64) on 30 June 1975. Decommissioned 7 August 2003. Struck from the Navy List on 2 December 2003.
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of, type of disposal not known (Maintenance Category X). NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA. In April 2004 Navy officials identified ex-Constellation as one of 24 decommissioned ships available to be sunk as artificial reefs.
[color=990000]Vessel too obscured - miladm Bjarne[/color]
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