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STATISTICS

Keel Laid.......................................................................................................................................November 15, 1962

Launched.............................................................................................................................................August 22, 1964

Commissioned....................................................................................................................................January 16, 1965

Displacement.............................................................................................................................................18,300 tons

Length Overall...............................................................................................................................................602 Feet

Beam..............................................................................................................................................................84 Feet

Flight Deck Width..........................................................................................................................................104Feet

Draft, Full Load..................................................................................................................................26 feet 7 inches

Maximum Speed...........................................................................................................................................23 knots

Aircraft Capacity (Fixed Wing).....................................................4 AV-8B Harriers in place of some helicopters

Aircraft capacity (helicopters)........................................20 CH-46D/E Sea Knight or 11 CH-53 D Sea Stallions

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