Monday, February 6, 2017

U.S. Navy Decommissions USS Enterprise, the World’s First Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier

The U.S. Navy has decommissioned the world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay on Friday at Newport News...

February 6, 2017
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Maritime News

VIDEO: USS Enterprise Returns to Original Drydock for Inactivation

The world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier was moved into its birthplace dry dock at Huntington Ingalls’ Newport News Shipbuilding this weekend as part of the ongoing inactivation process. The...

May 5, 2015
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Friday, October 3, 2014

USS Enterprise Anchor Gets Second Life Aboard USS Lincoln

With its inactivation and eventual decommissioning just around the corner, the legacy of the USS Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, will live on through one of its...

October 3, 2014
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Monday, August 1, 2011
USS Enterprise Tripolitan Corsair Tripoli barbary war painting

An American warship attacks Libyan pirates… circa 1801.

(US Naval History and Heritage Command) Exactly 210 years ago today, during the First Barbary War, the schooner Enterprise, commanded by Lieutenant Andrew Sterett, encountered the Barbary corsair Tripoli west...

August 1, 2011
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Saturday, March 26, 2011

US Navy Thwarts Piracy Attempt (Photos)

ARABIAN SEA (March 25, 2011) American sailors and aviators assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) thwart a pirate attack...

March 26, 2011
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