U.S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER DEPLOYMENT HISTORY

Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier Location and Commissioned Aircraft Carriers

2010 to Present

 

 Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier location

2010

 

Name

Year

Comm.

FLEET

Homeport

Notes

USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

25/11/61

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Newport News, Va.

EDSRA - 11/04/08 to 17/04/10

USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

03/05/75

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

DPIA - 16/12/10 to 05/03/12

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

03/05/75

P - 3rd, 7th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

OEF

02/01/10 to 28/07/01

PIA - 08/09/10 to 10/06/11

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

18/10/77

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, 6th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

OEF

02/01/10 to 30/07/10

PIA at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) -08/09/10 to 10/06/11

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

13/03/82

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. - 2009

*RCOH - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13- 3 ˝ years

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

25/10/86

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

10th WestPac

OEF

OND

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

11/11/89

F/D - 7th -Summer dep. (14/06/10 to 04/11/10)

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.28/05/03 to 07/04/08

Fleet Activities,  Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) - 24/09/08 to Present

NAF Atsugi

SRA - 17/12/10 to 10/04/10

 

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

04/07/92

P - 3rd & 7th

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

Stateside

PIA04/10 to 12/12/10

 

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

09/12/95

P - 3rd & 7th

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

Stateside

PIA - 04/04/10 to 12/12/10

USS Ronald Regan (CVN-76)

25/07/98

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command 6th, Naval Forces Central Command  & 5th Fleet

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

*PIA - Aug. 2008 to 12/02/09

Stateside

OEF

21/05/10 to 19/12/10

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

12/07/03

P - 3rd & 7th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

PIA - Nov. 2009 to 17/05/10

A = Atlantic / P = Pacific / FD = Forward Deployed

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located on the Kitsap Peninsula across Puget Sound from Seattle. Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton comprise the base.  Each base has its own specialties: Bangor works with the submarine communities and Bremerton with the Ship communities.

CVN-65 commenced a 16-month Maintenance Work, Extended Drydock Selected Restricted Availability (EDSRA) at Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard on 11 April 2008. Big “E” pulled out of number 11 dry-dock March 27, 2009. Departed for sea trials on 17 April 2010, conducting sea trials from 17 to 18 April 2010, returning to Norfolk, Va. on 19 April 2010 and was redelivered to the U.S. Navy (11/04/08 to 17/04/10).

*CVN-68 - Dry-Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) - 16/12/10 to 05/03/12, entering the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton for Dry-Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) on 29 September 2011, moved to Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton's Pier Delta on 5 March 2012, completed DPIA, and departed Bremerton to conduct sea trials from 5 to 8 March 2012, returning from sea trials on 9 March 2012. The Navy announced Dec. 9 that the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68) will be homeported at Naval Station Everett, Wash., upon completion of the ship's docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) maintenance at Bremerton, Wash., in December 2011. USS Nimitz (CVN-68) completed its move from Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton, Wash., to its dry-dock at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility Dec. 16, to begin its DPIA.

 

USS Nimitz (CVN-68) returned to Norfolk, Va. from ship yard sea trials off the Virginia Capes operating area from 25 to 28 June and in the Western Atlantic on 28 June 2001, departing Norfolk on 25 June 2001 for a temporary berth at Naval Base Norfolk, Va. en route to the Virginia Capes operating area, upon completing of the first to conduct a Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH), which required the ship to return to its birthplace of Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia, commencing 29 May 1998. Nimitz was underway off the coast of Virginia for sea trials from 16 to 23 July 2001 and in the Western Atlantic for sea trials from 20 August to 4 September 2001 and on 21 September 2001. Nimitz departed for San Diego, California on an inter-fleet transfer from Norfolk, Virginia, 21 September 2001, on her first Eastern Pacific voyage steaming from the South Atlantic around Cape Horn, conducting exercises with Brazilian naval forces in early October 2001, underway off the coast of Uruguay on 9 October 2001, conducting exercises with the Chile Navy from 18 to 19 October 2001 and visited Pearl Harbor, Hi., before arriving her new home port San Diego, California on 13 November 2001 with CVWR-20 embarked. Her 17th deployment since she was commissioned” (Ref. 72, 76, 84A, 371, 520, 681C & U.S. Navy Deployment History Resources).

CVN-69 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility - 08/09/10 to 10/06/11, conducting sea trials in the WestLant from 13t o 14 June 2011, returning on 5 June 2011.

CVN-70 will transfer to the West Coast sometime after RCOH on 11 July 2009 and became an asset of the 3rd Fleet.

 

“The Carl Vinson (CVN-70), the 58th aircraft carrier of the United States Navy keel was Commissioned at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, Virginia on 13 March 1982 and returned to its birthplace of Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia for the third Nimtz Class aircraft carrier and fourth CVN to conduct a major mid-life Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) commencing on 11 November 2005, where she will be completely refitted, and the nuclear fuel that powers the Nimitz-class carrier will be replenished in a period of 3 1/2 years (commencing planning for 2005’s RCOH upon return from her second around-the-world deployment and home port transfer from Bremerton, Washington, from 13 January to 31 July 2005, with Carrier Strike Group 3, Carrier Air Wing 9, DESRON 31, the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG-54), the guided-missile destroyers USS O’Kane (DDG-77) and USS Mustin (DDG-89), and the fast combat support ship USS Camden (AOE-2), her tenth Indian Ocean deployment and fifth Arabian Sea/Gulf (Persian Gulf) deployment in support of her 2nd Operation Iraqi Freedom, the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein, commencing 20 March 2003, participating in several international naval exercises, including Foal Eagle, Tandem Thrust and Ulchi Focus Lens, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, on her first Gulf of Aden and Red Sea voyage, on her first Suez Canal transit and first voyage in the Mediterranean Sea” (Ref. 72, 76, 375 & 553).

 

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) was redelivered to the U.S. Navy by the Northrop Grumman Corp. on 11 July 2009, concluding a 3 ˝ year Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH), while the overhaul was completed on 28 June 2009, when CVN-70 departed Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard for ship yard sea trials in the Western Atlantic from 29 June to 2 July 2009, returning to Norfolk, Virginia on 3 July 2009. Carl Vinson was towed from Naval Station Norfolk to Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard in order to begin the RCOH on 11 November 2005.  On 9 May 2007, Carl Vinson transited the James River en route to a pier-side dock after completing an 18-month dry dock period at Northrop Grumman Newport News. Carl Vinson conducted flight deck certification and carrier qualifications in the Western Atlantic from 11 to 31 July 2009. Carl Vinson returned to Norfolk, Virginia on 1 August 2009, concluding flight deck certification and carrier qualifications in the Western Atlantic from 11 to 31 July 2009, commencing after CVN-70’s departure from Norfolk on 10 July 2009. RCOH from 11 November 2005 to 11 July 2009. Tugboats assist Carl Vinson as she transits down the James River while moving from dry dock to a nearby pier at Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard on 9 May 2007. Towed from Naval Station Norfolk to its birthplace of Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia to conduct a major mid-life RCOH commencing on 11 November 2005, where she will be completely refitted, and the nuclear fuel that powers the Nimitz-class carrier will be replenished in a period of 3 1/2 years (commencing planning for 2005’s RCOH upon return from her second around-the-world deployment and home port transfer from Bremerton, Washington, upon conclusion of her six-month deployment from 13 January to 31 July 2005. Carl Vinson departed Norfolk, Va. 12 January 2010, on her West coast transfer, to operate with the 3rd Fleet in the Pacific, operating with the Atlantic Fleet under the direction of the 2nd Fleet ff the coast of Port-Au-Prince, Haiti for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. Embarked 19 helicopters flew more than 2,200 sorties, delivering more than 166 tons of food, 89,000 gallons of water and 38,700 lbs. of medical supplies to earthquake victims. Additionally, Vinson's helicopters conducted 476 medical evacuations and the ship's doctors and corpsmen treated 60 patients in its medical ward. Prior to departure, transferred 10 helicopters to other units in Joint Task Force Haiti (12 January to 12 April 2010).

*CVN-71 entered its birthplace of Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia for the fourth Nimtz Class aircraft carrier and fifth CVN to conduct a Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) on 29 August 2009 to begin its RCOH. Commenced a shipboard coordinated off-load and outfitting plan (SCOOP) at Naval Station Norfolk June 15, preceded by off-loading ammunition off the coast of Virginia from 18 to 21 May 2009 in preparation of ROCH. The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded a $2.4 billion contract to Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding - Newport News for the RCOH of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) on 26 August 2009 (29/08/09 to 29/08/13).

CVN 72 - Off-loaded ordnance in preparation for a scheduled Planned Incremental Period (PIA) in the Eastern Pacific from 6 to 9 April 2009 in the Eastern Pacific.

CVN-73 - On June 20, the Navy announced that the damage from the fire aboard George Washington was more serious than previously thought, and that repairs would take at least until August and would cost $70 million (27/06/08 to 20/08/09). It was announced that the turnover with Kitty Hawk was postponed and would take place in San Diego instead of Hawaii. At approximately 7:50 a.m. local time on May 22, while the ship was off the Pacific Coast of South America, a fire was detected in the vicinity of the aft air conditioning and refrigeration space and auxiliary boiler room aboard the aircraft carrier George Washington. The fire spread to several spaces via a cableway and caused extreme heat in some of the ship spaces, but it was contained and extinguished by the crew without any serious injuries to personnel. It took several hours to completely contain and extinguish the fire. The ship had been conducting a routine replenishment at sea in the Pacific Ocean with USS Crommelin (FFG-37) when smoke was observed and an emergency breakaway was initiated. There were no serious injuries. Twenty-three Sailors were treated for heat stress and one Sailor was treated for first degree burns. The ship's crew was at general quarters for approximately 12 hours.
http://www.news.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=37377

 

Completed all repairs at Naval Station Air North Island, Calif., Aug. 20, making her fully operational and ready to continue her deployment.

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USS George Washington (CVN 73) relieved USS Kitty Hawk (CV-43) of her forward deployed duties in San Diego rather then Hawaii between 7 to 27 August 2008, due to a fire that occurred onboard in the Pacific prior to reaching San Diego. Her ninth deployment since her commission on the East Coast on 4 July 1992 (April 7 to 27 May 2008).

CVN-73 - Selective Restricted Availability (SRA) in homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka (FAY) from 17/12/10 to 10/04/10,.conducting Sea Trials off the coast of Japan from 11 to 14 May 2010, returning to Yokosuka.

CVN-74 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Bremerton, Wa. Since no one can sleep on the ship during PIA, most of the enlisted Sailors have moved into bachelor enlisted quarters. Duty section berthing will fully transition to the barge June 4, 2010 (04/10 to 12/12/10), Bremerton, conducting sea trials in the EastPac from 13 to 16 December 2010, arriving on 17 December 2010.

*CVN-75 completed upgrade and maintenance period by Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth. Commenced sea trials in the Western Atlantic on 12 February 2009, returning Feb. 14 after completing two days of sea trials. Truman completed her shipyard stay on schedule and on budget, returning to Norfolk with numerous repairs, improvements and upgrades to ship's systems and the shipboard environment.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) conducted post-RCOH shipyard sea trials in the Western Atlantic from 23 to 24 March 2005” (Ref. 76).

 

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) returned to her homeport Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia on 25 March 2005 upon completion of post- Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH)  shipyard sea trials in the Western Atlantic, departing on 22 March 2005” (Ref. 76).

 

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Redelivered to the Fleet

 

“After spending 44 months in Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard for a major mid-life Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH), USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) was redelivered to the fleet March 25, after a four-year, approximately $2.5 billion dollar RCOH that brought state-of-the-art equipment and technology to one of America’s premier fighting platforms; extended 11 weeks for contract modification; successfully completed Crew Certification Phase II on 16 November 2004 and is now certified ready for sea  The crew was inspected by Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (COMNAVAIRLANT) and Afloat Training Group (ATG) staff. Dwight D. Eisenhower moved to a different pier at Norfolk, Virginia on 8 February 2005; simulating an underway replenishment (UNREP) March 18 with the Military Sealift Command ship USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189) while pierside at Naval Station Norfolk; departing on 22 March 2005, returned to homeport Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia upon completion of shipyard sea trials in the Western Atlantic on 25 January 2005, commencing on 21 January 2005; extended 11 weeks for contract modification; successfully completed Crew Certification Phase II on 16 November 2004, certified ready for sea, deadsticked over to the yard for RCOH on 22 May 2001 during the morning of the 22nd, entering Drydock No. 11 two days later. At various times during the overhaul, her sailors served on board aircraft carriers USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), USS Enterprise (CVN-65), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75), USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67), USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), amphibious assault ships USS Bataan (LHD-5), USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) and USS Saipan (LHA-2), guided missile cruiser Leyte Gulf (CG-55), dock landing ship Carter Hall (LSD-50), guided missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81), combat stores ship Saturn (AFS-8) and fast combat support ship USS Seattle (AOE-3), as well as ashore at stations across the U.S. and in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Columbia, England, Guantánamo Bay, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Tugs towed the ship over to Norfolk on 25 January 2005” (Ref. 76, 383B, 692, 693, 694 & 695). http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=1757

http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=15983

 

The RCOH included the reconstruction of the ship’s island, the installation of a new antenna mast, the installation of a new radar tower, an upgrade and modernization of combat and communication systems, overhaul of the ship's hull, mechanical and electrical systems, and the refueling of her two nuclear reactors. “I’m extremely proud of my crew. They have put their hearts and souls into bringing life back into this warship,” said Capt. Charles Smith, Ike’s commanding officer.

CVN-76 - A six-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at San Diego, Ca. from November 2009 to 17 May 2010, conducting Sea Trials off the coast of Southern California from 17 to 19 May 2010, returning to San Diego, Ca. 19 May 2010.

 

 

Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier location

2011

 

Name

Year

Comm.

FLEET

Homeport

Notes

USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

25/11/61

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Newport News, Va.

OEF

13/01/11 to  15/07/11

Stateside

USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

03/05/75

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

DPIA - 16/12/10 to 10/06/11

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

03/05/75

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

PIA - 08/09/10 to 10/06/11

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

18/10/77

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

PIA - 08/09/10 to 10/06/11

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

13/03/82

A - 2nd & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. - 2009

*RCOH - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13- 3 ˝ years

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

25/10/86

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, 6th, Fleet, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

OEF

07/09/10 to 24/03/11

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

11/11/89

FD - 7th Fleet

Summer & Fall dep.

 

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. - 28/05/03 to 07/04/08

Fleet Activities,  Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) - 24/09/08 to Present

NAF Atsugi

3rd WestPac (12/06/11 to 25/08/2011)

4th WestPac (09/09/11 to 22/11/11)

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

04/07/92

P - 3rd, 7th,  Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

OEF

25/07/11 to 02/03/12

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

09/12/95

P - 3rd, 7th,  Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

25/07/11 to 02/03/12

DPIA - 25/03/11 to 03/02/12

USS Ronald Regan (CVN-76)

25/07/98

P - 3rd, 7th,  Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

OEF

02/02/11 to 09/09/11

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

12/07/03

P - 3rd, 7th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

OEF

11/05/11 to 10/12/11

A = Atlantic / P = Pacific / FD = Forward Deployed

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located on the Kitsap Peninsula across Puget Sound from Seattle. Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton comprise the base.  Each base has its own specialties: Bangor works with the submarine communities and Bremerton with the Ship communities.

CVN-68 - Dry-Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) - 16/12/10 to 05/03/12, entering the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton for Dry-Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) on 29 September 2011, moved to Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton's Pier Delta on 5 March 2012, completed DPIA, and departed Bremerton to conduct sea trials from 5 to 8 March 2012, returning from sea trials on 9 March 2012. The Navy announced Dec. 9 that the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will be homeported at Naval Station Everett, Wash., upon completion of the ship's docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) maintenance at Bremerton, Wash., in December 2011. USS Nimitz (CVN-68) completed its move from Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton, Wash., to its dry-dock at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility Dec. 16, to begin its Docking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA).

CVN-69 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility - 08/09/10 to 10/06/11, conducting sea trials in the WestLant from 13t o 14 June 2011, returning on 5 June 2011.

CVN-70 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) - 08/09/10 to 10/06/11.

CVN-71 - Refueling and Complex Overhaul (2009 - RCOH) at Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia from 29/08/09 to 29/08/13.

CVN-76 - Dock-Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) - 25/03/11 to 03/02/12.

 

Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier location

2012

 

Name

Year

Comm.

FLEET

Homeport

Notes

USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

25/11/61

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, 6th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Newport News, Va.

OEF

11/03/12 04/11/12

Inactivated 12/1/2012

USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

25/11/61

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command,  6th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Newport News, Va. / NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

DPIA -

16/12/10 to 05/03/12

Stateside

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

03/05/75

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

DPIA - 16/12/10 to 05/03/12

RIMPAC

11 Jun 2012 to

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

18/10/77

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, 6th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

OEF

20/06/12 to 04/12/12

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

13/03/82

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.- 2009

*RCOH - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13- 3 ˝ years

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

25/10/86

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command,  6th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

OEF

07/12/11 to 07/08/12

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

11/11/89

FD - 3rd, 7th, U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. -28/05/03 to 07/04/08

Fleet Activities,  Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) - 24/09/08 to Present

NAF Atsugi

OEF

25/07/11 to 02/03/12

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

04/07/92

P/A - 3rd, 7th, U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa. to Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

OEF -

07/12/11 to 07/08/12

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

09/12/95

P - 3rd, 7th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th Fleet

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

OEF - 25/07/11 to 02/03/12

 

 

USS Ronald Regan (CVN-76)

25/07/98

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

DPIA - 25/03/11 to 03/02/12

Stateside

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

12/07/03

P - 3rd & 7th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

DPIA - 10/01/12 to 12/04/13

A = Atlantic / P = Pacific / FD = Forward Deployed

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located on the Kitsap Peninsula across Puget Sound from Seattle. Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton comprise the base.  Each base has its own specialties: Bangor works with the submarine communities and Bremerton with the Ship communities.

CVN-68 - Dry-Docked Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) - 16/12/10 to 05/03/12, entering the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton on 29 September 2011, moved to Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton's Pier Delta on 5 March 2012, completed DPIA, and departed Bremerton to conduct sea trials from 5 to 8 March 2012, returning from sea trials on 9 March 2012.

*CVN-71 - Refueling and Complex Overhaul (2009 - RCOH) at Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13.

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) with Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker as Commander Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 embarked departed Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. 7 December 2011, with Captain John D. Alexander as Commanding Officer, embarking CVW-2 at San Diego, California, for a scheduled routine deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility, on her transfer to the East Coast from Naval Station, Everett, Washington, for Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN) to commence upon completion of Ship’s Coordinated Offload & Outfitting Plan (SCOOP). During SCOOP, all equipment and material not permanently attached to the ship is removed in preparation for Abraham Lincoln’s upcoming overhaul, on her 11th “Westpac” deployment and her fourth North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 4th Maritime Security Operations (MSO), supporting operations that are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity, her 4th Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), the "military response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, commencing on 7 October 2001, on her ninth Arabian/Persian Gulf deployment, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain in 1993, while their former head quarters, USS LA SALLE departed for overhaul and reassignment, and the 5th Fleet in July 1995 reactivated with operational control of the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and Arabian Sea, while U.S. Naval Forces Central Command operational control extends to the Indian Ocean following the war with Iraq (Operation Desert Storm), with the Commander, 7th Fleet, serving as naval component commander for Central Command, with the beginning of Operation Southern Watch.

CVN-76 - Dock-Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) - from 25/03/11 to 03/02/12 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for DPIA will cost $218 million and take one year to complete. Ronald Reagan will be homeported.

CVN-77 - Planned Incremental Availability PIA at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Bremerton - 10/01/12 to 12/04/13

 

Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier location

2013

 

Name

Year

Comm.

FLEET

Homeport

Notes

USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

03/05/75

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

OEF

30/03/13 to  16/12/13

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

18/10/77

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, 6th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

OEF -

21/02/13 to 03/07/13

DPIA -

10/09/2013 to 01/09/15

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

13/03/82

P - 3rd & 7th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.- 2009 / NASNI, San Diego, Ca. -

2010 to 2013

PIA - 02/08/12 to 23/04/13

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

25/10/86

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

*RCOH - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13- 3 ˝ years

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

11/11/89

A - 3rd, 7th, Naval Forces Central Command, 5th & 6th

Naval Station Everett (NAVSTA Everett) to Naval Station Norfolk, Va. to Newport News, Va.

OEF

0/12/11 to 07/08/12

RCOH at Northrop Grumman (Huntington Ingalls) Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN)  / Moved to Drydock 11 - 28/03/13 to

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

04/07/92

FD - 7th

 

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. - 28/05/03 to 07/04/08

Fleet Activities,  Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) - 24/09/08 to Present

NAF Atsugi

SRA at homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) from 14/02/13 to 23/06/13

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

09/12/95

P - 3rd & 7th, Naval Forces Central Command  & 5th

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

OEF

25/07/11 to 02/03/12

DPIA - 27/06/13 to

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

25/07/98

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

OEF

22/07/13 to 18/04/14

USS Ronald Regan (CVN-76)

12/07/03

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

DPIA at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Bremerton - 10/01/12 to 12/04/13

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

01/10/09

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

 

A = Atlantic / P = Pacific / FD = Forward Deployed

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located on the Kitsap Peninsula across Puget Sound from Seattle. Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton comprise the base.  Each base has its own specialties: Bangor works with the submarine communities and Bremerton with the Ship communities.

CVN-69 - A 14-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth - 10/09/2013 to 01/09/15

CVN-70 - Dry-Docked Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) - 02/08/12 to 23/04/13

*CVN-71 - Refueling and Complex Overhaul (2009 - RCOH) at Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13. On 21 May 2011, left dry dock and transited the James River as relocates from dry dock 11 to a pier 2 at Newport News Shipbuilding for the second half of RCOH. On 11 May 2013, rotated position "turn ship" at pier.

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) with Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker as Commander Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 embarked departed Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. 7 December 2011, with Captain John D. Alexander as Commanding Officer, embarking CVW-2 at San Diego, California, for a scheduled routine deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility, on her transfer to the East Coast from Naval Station, Everett, Washington, for Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN) to commence upon completion of Ship’s Coordinated Offload & Outfitting Plan (SCOOP). During SCOOP, all equipment and material not permanently attached to the ship is removed in preparation for Abraham Lincoln’s upcoming overhaul, on her 11th “Westpac” deployment and her fourth North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 4th Maritime Security Operations (MSO), supporting operations that are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity, her 4th Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), the "military response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, commencing on 7 October 2001, on her ninth Arabian/Persian Gulf deployment, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain in 1993, while their former head quarters, USS LA SALLE departed for overhaul and reassignment, and the 5th Fleet in July 1995 reactivated with operational control of the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and Arabian Sea, while U.S. Naval Forces Central Command operational control extends to the Indian Ocean following the war with Iraq (Operation Desert Storm), with the Commander, 7th Fleet, serving as naval component commander for Central Command, with the beginning of Operation Southern Watch. On 26 October 2012, Abraham Lincoln departed Norfolk, Va. as a precaution against Hurricane Sandy-related storm conditions. 26 to 31October 2012 in the Western Atlantic. On 1 November 2012, Abraham Lincoln returned to Norfolk, Va. Abraham Lincoln moved to Drydock 11 at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding to begin the final stages of preparation for RCOH on 28 March 2013.

CVN-73 - A six-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) – On 14 February 2013, George Washington was at Berth 12, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. On 21 June 2013, George Washington departed Yokosuka for Sea Trials from 21 to 23 June 2013 off the coast of Japan. On 23 June 2013, George Washington completed SRA on 24 June 2013. Ammunition onload with the USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) on 25 June 2013, and George Washington returned to Yokosuka, Japan.

CVN-74 - A 14-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA). On 26 June 2013, John C. Stennis departed Pier Delta at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) using five tugboats and on 27 June 2013, entered the Dry Dock #6 at PSNS & IMF in Bremerton.

CVN-76  - Dock-Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) - 10/01/12 to 12/04/13 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.. DPIA will cost $218 million and take one year to complete. Ronald Reagan will be homeported.

 

Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier location

2014

 

Name

Year

Comm.

FLEET

Homeport

Notes

USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

03/05/75

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

 

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

18/10/77

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

DPIA - 10/09/2013 to 01/09/15

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

13/03/82

P - 3rd & 7th, Naval Forces Central Command  & 5th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. - 2009 / NASNI, San Diego, Ca. - 2010 to2014

OEF

22/08/014 to 04/06/15 - 5th & 7th

Stateside

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

25/10/86

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

11/11/89

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Newport News, Va.

RCOH at moved  to Drydock 11 - 28/03/13 to

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

04/07/92

FD - 7th

 

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. -28/05/03 to 07/04/08 /

Fleet Activities,  Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) - 24/09/08 to Present

NAF Atsugi

SRA at homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) from 01/14 to 23/05/14

24/05 to 08/08/14 – 7th

02/092 to 5/11/14 – 7th

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

09/12/95

P - 3rd & 7th

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

Stateside

DPIA – 27/06/13 to 10/11/14

 

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

25/07/98

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

USS Ronald Regan (CVN-76)

12/07/03

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

RIMPAC

13/06/14 to 10/09/14

PIA - 04/09/14-16/04/15

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

01/10/09

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command & 6th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

OEF

15/02/14 to 15/11/14

A = Atlantic / P = Pacific / FD = Forward Deployed

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located on the Kitsap Peninsula across Puget Sound from Seattle. Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton comprise the base.  Each base has its own specialties: Bangor works with the submarine communities and Bremerton with the Ship communities.

CVN-69 - A 14-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth - 10/09/2013 to 01/09/15

CVN-71 - Refueling and Complex Overhaul (2009 - RCOH) at Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13. On 21 May 2011, left dry dock and transited the James River as relocates from dry dock 11 to a pier 2 at Newport News Shipbuilding for the second half of RCOH. On 11 May 2013, rotated position "turn ship" at pier.

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) with Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker as Commander Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 embarked departed Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. 7 December 2011, with Captain John D. Alexander as Commanding Officer, embarking CVW-2 at San Diego, California, for a scheduled routine deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility, on her transfer to the East Coast from Naval Station, Everett, Washington, for Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN) to commence upon completion of Ship’s Coordinated Offload & Outfitting Plan (SCOOP). During SCOOP, all equipment and material not permanently attached to the ship is removed in preparation for Abraham Lincoln’s upcoming overhaul, on her 11th “Westpac” deployment and her fourth North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 4th Maritime Security Operations (MSO), supporting operations that are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity, her 4th Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), the "military response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, commencing on 7 October 2001, on her ninth Arabian/Persian Gulf deployment, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain in 1993, while their former head quarters, USS LA SALLE departed for overhaul and reassignment, and the 5th Fleet in July 1995 reactivated with operational control of the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and Arabian Sea, while U.S. Naval Forces Central Command operational control extends to the Indian Ocean following the war with Iraq (Operation Desert Storm), with the Commander, 7th Fleet, serving as naval component commander for Central Command, with the beginning of Operation Southern Watch. On 26 October 2012, Abraham Lincoln departed Norfolk, Va. as a precaution against Hurricane Sandy-related storm conditions. 26 to 31October 2012 in the Western Atlantic. On 1 November 2012, Abraham Lincoln returned to Norfolk, Va. Abraham Lincoln moved to Drydock 11 at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding to begin the final stages of preparation for RCOH on 28 March 2013.

CVN-73 - A six-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) – 01/14 to 23/05/13. On 14 February 2013, George Washington was at Berth 12, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. On 21 June 2013, George Washington departed Yokosuka for Sea Trials from 21 to 23 June 2013 off the coast of Japan. On 23 June 2013, George Washington completed SRA on 24 June 2013. Ammunition onload with the USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) on 25 June 2013, and George Washington returned to Yokosuka, Japan.

CVN-74 - A 14-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA). On 26 June 2013, John C. Stennis departed Pier Delta at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) using five tugboats and on 27 June 2013, entered the Dry Dock #6 at PSNS & IMF in Bremerton.

CVN-76 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Naval Base Coronado/Huntington Ingalls Inc. – 04/09/14-16/04/15.

 

Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier location

2015

 

Name

Year

Comm.

FLEET

Homeport

Notes

USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

03/05/75

P - 3rd & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

07/01/15 to 05/10/16

16 - months

DPIA

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

18/10/77

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

DPIA - 10/09/2013 to 01/09/15

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

13/03/82

P - 3rd, 7th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. -2009 / NASNI, San Diego, Ca. - 2010 to2014

OEF

22/08/014 to 04/06/15

Stateside

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

25/10/86

A/P - 3rd, 7th, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. / NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Home Port Change / OEF

01/03/15 to 23/11/15

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

11/11/89

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Newport News, Va.

RCOH at Northrop Grumman (Huntington Ingalls) Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN)  / Moved  to Drydock 11 - 28/03/13 to

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

04/07/92

FD - 7th

P - 4th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. -28/05/03 to 07/04/08

Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) - 24/09/08 to 24/08/15 to

NASNI, San Diego, Ca. to Norfolk, Va. & Home Port Transfer

South America

Southeast Pacific Ocean, 4th Fleet area of operations (08/09/15 to 17/12/15)

NAF Atsugi

SRA at homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan - 12/04 to 15/05/15

7th - 18/05/15 to 10/08/15

Hull swap with CVN-76 at NASNI, San Diego, Ca. - 10/08/15 to 24/08/15

 

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

09/12/95

P - 3rd

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

Stateside

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

25/07/98

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

USS Ronald Regan (CVN-76)

12/07/03

P - 3rd

FD - 7th

 

NASNI, San Diego, Ca./ Fleet Activities,  Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) 24/08/15 to Present

PIA - 04/09/14-16/04/15

Hull swap with CVN-73 at San Diego - 10/08/15 to 24/08/15

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

01/10/09

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

PIA - 16/06/15 to 23/07/16

A = Atlantic / P = Pacific / FD = Forward Deployed

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located on the Kitsap Peninsula across Puget Sound from Seattle. Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton comprise the base.  Each base has its own specialties: Bangor works with the submarine communities and Bremerton with the Ship communities.

CVN-68 - A 16-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) - 07/01/15 to 16 – months.

CVN-69 - A 14-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth - 10/09/2013 to 01/09/15.

CVN-71 - Refueling and Complex Overhaul (2009 - RCOH) at Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Corp., Newport News, Virginia - 29/08/09 to 29/08/13. On 21 May 2011, left dry dock and transited the James River as relocates from dry dock 11 to a pier 2 at Newport News Shipbuilding for the second half of RCOH. On 11 May 2013, rotated position "turn ship" at pier.

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) with Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker as Commander Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 embarked departed Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. 7 December 2011, with Captain John D. Alexander as Commanding Officer, embarking CVW-2 at San Diego, California, for a scheduled routine deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility, on her transfer to the East Coast from Naval Station, Everett, Washington, for Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN) to commence upon completion of Ship’s Coordinated Offload & Outfitting Plan (SCOOP). During SCOOP, all equipment and material not permanently attached to the ship is removed in preparation for Abraham Lincoln’s upcoming overhaul, on her 11th “Westpac” deployment and her fourth North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 4th Maritime Security Operations (MSO), supporting operations that are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity, her 4th Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), the "military response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, commencing on 7 October 2001, on her ninth Arabian/Persian Gulf deployment, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain in 1993, while their former head quarters, USS LA SALLE departed for overhaul and reassignment, and the 5th Fleet in July 1995 reactivated with operational control of the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and Arabian Sea, while U.S. Naval Forces Central Command operational control extends to the Indian Ocean following the war with Iraq (Operation Desert Storm), with the Commander, 7th Fleet, serving as naval component commander for Central Command, with the beginning of Operation Southern Watch. On 26 October 2012, Abraham Lincoln departed Norfolk, Va. as a precaution against Hurricane Sandy-related storm conditions. 26 to 31October 2012 in the Western Atlantic. On 1 November 2012, Abraham Lincoln returned to Norfolk, Va. Abraham Lincoln moved to Drydock 11 at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding to begin the final stages of preparation for RCOH on 28 March 2013.

CVN-73 - A six-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan) – 12/14 to 15/05/15

CVN-74 - A 14-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA). On 26 June 2013, John C. Stennis departed Pier Delta at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) using five tugboats and on 27 June 2013, entered the Dry Dock #6 at PSNS & IMF in Bremerton.

CVN-76  - Dock-Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) - 10/08/15 to 24/08/15 at Naval Base Coronado/Huntington Ingalls Inc. – 04/09/14-16/04/15.

 

 

Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier location

2016

 

Name

Year

Comm.

FLEET

Homeport

Notes

USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

03/05/75

P - 3rd

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

07/01/15 to 05/10/16

16 - months

DPIA

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

18/10/77

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

OIR – 01/06/16 to 30/12/16

Stateside

 

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

13/03/82

P - Pacific

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

PIA- 14 /08/15 to 28/4/16

Stateside

 

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

25/10/86

P - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

PIA – 02/05/16  to 08/12/16

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

11/11/89

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Newport News, Va.

RCOH at Northrop Grumman (Huntington Ingalls) Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN)  / Moved  to Drydock 11 - 28/03/13 to

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

04/07/92

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

 

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

09/12/95

P - 7th

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

8th WestPac

Stateside

 

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

25/07/98

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, 6th, 5th & Central Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

OIR – 16/11/15 to 13/07/16

PIA – 25/08/16 to

USS Ronald Regan (CVN-76)

12/07/03

FD - 7th

 

Fleet Activities,  Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

Summer Cruise 04/06/16 to 26/07/16

INSURV - 18 to 19 Aug 2016

Evade Typhoon 12W Lionrock” on 28 Aug 2016

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

01/10/09

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

PIA – 16/06/15 to 23/07/16

Stateside

A = Atlantic / P = Pacific / FD = Forward Deployed

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located on the Kitsap Peninsula across Puget Sound from Seattle. Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton comprise the base.  Each base has its own specialties: Bangor works with the submarine communities and Bremerton with the Ship communities.

CVN-68 - A 16-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) - 07/01/15 to 05/10/16.

CVN-70 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Naval Air Station, North Island, San Diego, California - 14 /08/15 to 28/4/16

CVN-71 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Naval Air Station, North Island (NASNI), San Diego, California - 02/05/16  to 08/12/16

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) with Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker as Commander Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 embarked departed Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. 7 December 2011, with Captain John D. Alexander as Commanding Officer, embarking CVW-2 at San Diego, California, for a scheduled routine deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility, on her transfer to the East Coast from Naval Station, Everett, Washington, for Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN) to commence upon completion of Ship’s Coordinated Offload & Outfitting Plan (SCOOP). During SCOOP, all equipment and material not permanently attached to the ship is removed in preparation for Abraham Lincoln’s upcoming overhaul, on her 11th “Westpac” deployment and her fourth North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 4th Maritime Security Operations (MSO), supporting operations that are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity, her 4th Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), the "military response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, commencing on 7 October 2001, on her ninth Arabian/Persian Gulf deployment, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain in 1993, while their former head quarters, USS LA SALLE departed for overhaul and reassignment, and the 5th Fleet in July 1995 reactivated with operational control of the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and Arabian Sea, while U.S. Naval Forces Central Command operational control extends to the Indian Ocean following the war with Iraq (Operation Desert Storm), with the Commander, 7th Fleet, serving as naval component commander for Central Command, with the beginning of Operation Southern Watch. On 26 October 2012, Abraham Lincoln departed Norfolk, Va. as a precaution against Hurricane Sandy-related storm conditions. 26 to 31October 2012 in the Western Atlantic. On 1 November 2012, Abraham Lincoln returned to Norfolk, Va. Abraham Lincoln moved to Drydock 11 at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding to begin the final stages of preparation for RCOH on 28 March 2013.

CVN-75 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va. - 25/08/16 to

CVN-76 arrived its homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka (FAY) on 13 May 2016, conducting Sea Trials and Ammo onload from 9 to 12 May 2016, conducting Selective Restricted Availability (SRA) from January to 16 May 2016.

CVN-77 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va. - 16/06/15 to 23/07/16

 

Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier location

2017

 

Name

Year

Comm.

FLEET

Homeport

Notes

USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

03/05/75

P - 3rd

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

 

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)

18/10/77

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, Naval Forces Central Command & 5th

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

 

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

13/03/82

P - Pacific & 7th

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

14th WestPac

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)

25/10/86

P - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

NASNI, San Diego, Ca.

Stateside

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

11/11/89

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Newport News, Va.

RCOH at Northrop Grumman (Huntington Ingalls) Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN)  / Moved  to Drydock 11 - 28/03/13 to

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

04/07/92

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va. to Newport News, Va.

Stateside

RCOH at Northrop Grumman (Huntington Ingalls) Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN) ?

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)

09/12/95

P - 7th

Naval Base Kitsap- Bremerton, Wa.

8th WestPac

Stateside

 

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

25/07/98

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command, 6th, 5th & Central Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

PIA – 25/08/16 to

USS Ronald Regan (CVN-76)

12/07/03

FD - 7th

 

Fleet Activities,  Yokosuka, Japan (NAF Atsugi, Japan)

SRA - 10/01/17 to

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)

01/10/09

A - U. S. Fleet Forces Command

Naval Station Norfolk, Va.

Stateside

OIR – 21/01/17

A = Atlantic / P = Pacific / FD = Forward Deployed

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located on the Kitsap Peninsula across Puget Sound from Seattle. Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor and Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton comprise the base.  Each base has its own specialties: Bangor works with the submarine communities and Bremerton with the Ship communities.

CVN-68 - A 16-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA) at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) - 07/01/15 to 05/10/16.

CVN-70 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Naval Air Station, North Island (NASNI) - 14/08/15 to 28/4/16.

CVN-71 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Naval Air Station, North Island (NASNI), San Diego, California - 02/05/16  to 08/12/16.

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) with Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker as Commander Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 embarked departed Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. 7 December 2011, with Captain John D. Alexander as Commanding Officer, embarking CVW-2 at San Diego, California, for a scheduled routine deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet Areas of Responsibility, on her transfer to the East Coast from Naval Station, Everett, Washington, for Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News (NGSB-NN) to commence upon completion of Ship’s Coordinated Offload & Outfitting Plan (SCOOP). During SCOOP, all equipment and material not permanently attached to the ship is removed in preparation for Abraham Lincoln’s upcoming overhaul, on her 11th “Westpac” deployment and her fourth North Arabian Sea deployment in support of her 4th Maritime Security Operations (MSO), supporting operations that are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity, her 4th Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), the "military response to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, commencing on 7 October 2001, on her ninth Arabian/Persian Gulf deployment, operating under operational control of the US Naval Forces Central Command and 5th Fleet, headquartered in Bahrain in 1993, while their former head quarters, USS LA SALLE departed for overhaul and reassignment, and the 5th Fleet in July 1995 reactivated with operational control of the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and Arabian Sea, while U.S. Naval Forces Central Command operational control extends to the Indian Ocean following the war with Iraq (Operation Desert Storm), with the Commander, 7th Fleet, serving as naval component commander for Central Command, with the beginning of Operation Southern Watch. On 26 October 2012, Abraham Lincoln departed Norfolk, Va. as a precaution against Hurricane Sandy-related storm conditions. 26 to 31October 2012 in the Western Atlantic. On 1 November 2012, Abraham Lincoln returned to Norfolk, Va. Abraham Lincoln moved to Drydock 11 at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding to begin the final stages of preparation for RCOH on 28 March 2013.

CVN-75 - Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va. - 25/08/16 to

CVN-76 - Restricted Availability (SRA) at Fleet Activities Yokosuka (FAY) - 10/01/17 to

 

 

 

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Current U.S. Aircraft Carrier Location and Commissioned Aircraft Carriers

2010 to Present

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USS CORAL SEA CV-42, CVB-43, CVA-43 & CV-43 HISTORY, AND THOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OPERATING WITH CORAL SEA DURING HER TOUR OF SERVICE Vol. II (1 January 1976 to 25 August 1981)

 

USS CORAL SEA CV-42, CVB-43, CVA-43 & CV-43 HISTORY, AND THOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OPERATING WITH CORAL SEA DURING HER TOUR OF SERVICE Vol. II (1 January 1976 to 25 August 1981) -

 

Book ISBN NO.

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EBook ISBN NO.

978-1-329-54790-2

 

USS CORAL SEA CV-42, CVB-43, CVA-43 & CV-43 HISTORY, AND THOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OPERATING WITH CORAL SEA DURING HER TOUR OF SERVICE Vol. III (20 August 1981 to 26 April 1990)

 

USS CORAL SEA CV-42, CVB-43, CVA-43 & CV-43 HISTORY, AND THOSE AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OPERATING WITH CORAL SEA DURING HER TOUR OF SERVICE Vol. III (20 August 1981 to 26 April 1990) -

 

Book ISBN NO.

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EBook ISBN NO.

978-1-329-55111-4

 

U. S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER SHIP HISTORY (1920 to 2016)

 

U. S. AIRCRAFT

CARRIER SHIP

HISTORY (1920 to 2016)

 

Book - ISBN NO.

978-1-4276-0465-1

EBook - ISBN NO.

978-1-365-25019-4

Library of Congress

Control Number: 

2008901616

(Book Version)

 

U. S. AIRCRAFT CARRIERS REDESIGNATED AND OR RECLASSIFIED (1953 to 2016)

 

U. S. AIRCRAFT

CARRIERS

REDESIGNATED

AND OR

RECLASSIFIED

(1953 to 2016)

 

BOOK - ISBN NO.

978-1-4276-0452-1

EBook - ISBN NO.

978-1-365-25041-5

Library of Congress

(Book Version)

2008901619