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We have put this section in to try to help UK enthusiasts after recent events where rumours were rife after the visit of CVN-75. We had visits by Pacific fleet carriers suggested! The list hopefully indicates likely candidates in the event of future "rumours"

Additional Info 

Dave Shirlaw Seawaves 

 

 

Additional information will be gladly received to complete the various boxes and append any carriers omitted Last updated Dec 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

USS Forrestal Photo Nigel R Sadler
Brazilian Navy +
Colossus Class Aircraft Carrier  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

A 11

Minas Gerais

    ?    

A 12

Sao Paulo (Ex FS Foch)

 

 

 

 

Rio de Janeiro

French Navy
Clemenceau Class Aircraft Carrier  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R 98

FS Clemenceau

 

 

 Not in Service

 

 

R 99

FS Foch (To Brazil)

 

 

 Not in Service

 

 

Charles De Gaulle Class Aircraft Carrier  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R 91

FS Charles De Gaulle

 

 

 

 

Toulon

 

CVF CLass Fleet Carrier

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R?

FS TBA

 

 

 

 

 

Indian Navy
Hermes Class Aircraft Carrier    

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R 22

INS Viraat

 

 

 

 

Mumbai

Majestic Class Aircraft Carrier  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R 11

INS Vikrant

 

 

Not in Service?

 

 

New Air Defence Ship  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R ?

INS Vikrant

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modified Kiev Class Aircraft Carrier 

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R ?

INS TBA (Ex Admiral Gorshkov)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Italian Navy  

Andrea Doria Class Aircraft Carrier 

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

C ?

ITS Andrea Doris

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garibaldi Class Aircraft Carrier  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

C 552

ITS Giuseppe Garibaldi

 

 

 

 

 

Russian Navy  
Kuznetsov Class Aircraft Carrier

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

[113]

Admiral Kuznetsov

 

 

 

 

 

Modified Kiev Class Aircraft Carrier  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

[079]

Admiral Gorshkov (To India)

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish Navy  
Principe De Asturias Class Aircraft Carrier  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R 11

Principe De Asturias

 

 

 

 

Rota

Royal Navy (UK)  
CVF Class Fleet Carriers  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R ?

HMS Queen Elizabeth

 

 

 

 

Portsmouth

R ?

HMS Prince Charles

 

 

 

 

Portsmouth

 

Invincible Class Ships  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

R 05

HMS Invincible

 

 

 

 

 

R 06

HMS Illustrious

 

 

 

 

 

R 07

HMS Ark Royal

 

 

 

 

 

United States Navy (USA)  
Midway Class Carriers  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

CV 41

USS Midway

 01/08/42

10/10/45

11/04/92

N/a

N/a

CV 43

USS Coral Sea

 14/06/43

01/10/47

30/04/90

N/a

N/a

Forrestal Class Aircraft Carriers

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

CV 59

USS Forrestal

  12/07/51

29/09/55

11/09/93

N/a

N/a

CV 60

USS Saratoga

  23/07/52

14/04/56 

28/08/94

N/a

N/a

CV 61

USS Ranger

  01/02/54

01/08/57

10/07/93

N/a

N/a

CV 62

USS Independence

  02/07/54

10/01/59

30/09/98

N/a 

N/a

Kitty Hawk Class Aircraft Carriers

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

CV 63

USS Kitty Hawk

01/10/55

29/04/61

 

Pacific

Yokosuka, Japan 

CV 64

USS Constellation

01/07/56

27/10/61

07/08/03

N/a

N/a

CV 66

USS America

25/11/60

23/01/65 

09/08/96

N/a

N/a

John F Kennedy Class Aircraft Carriers  

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

CV 67

USS John F Kennedy

  30/04/64

  07/09/68

 

Atlantic

Mayport, FL

Enterprise Class Aircraft Carriers

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

CVN 65

USS Enterprise

  15/11/57

25/11/61 

 

Atlantic

Norfolk, VA


Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

CVN 68

USS Nimitz

31/03/57

03/05/75 

 

Pacific

San Diego, CA

CVN 69

USS Dwight D Eisenhower

29/06/70

18/10/97 

 

Atlantic

Norfolk, VA

CVN 70

USS Carl Vinson

05/04/74

13/03/82

 

Pacific

Bremerton, WA

CVN 71

USS Theodore Roosevelt

30/09/80

25/10/86

 

Atlantic

Norfolk, VA

CVN 72

USS Abraham Lincoln

27/12/82

11/11/89 

 

Pacific

Everett, WA 

CVN 73

USS George Washington

27/12/82 

04/07/92

 

Atlantic

Norfolk, VA

CVN 74

USS John C Stennis

30/06/88

09/12/95

 

Pacific 

San Diego, CA 

CVN 75

USS Harry S Truman

30/06/88

25/07/98

 

Atlantic

Norfolk, VA

CVN 76

USS Ronald Reagan

02/12/94

12/07/03

 

Pacific 

San Diego, CA 

CVN 77

USS George H.W. Bush

26/01/01

 

 

Atlantic

Norfolk, VA


Gerald R.Ford Class Aircraft Carriers

No; -

Name

Ordered

Comm.

De-Comm

Fleet

Homeport

CVN 78

USS Gerald R.Ford

      Atlantic  

CVN 79

USS John F.Kennedy

         

CVN 80

USS Enterprise

         


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