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Aircraft Carrier Photos

Photographs of United States Navy Aircraft Carriers in Action:

USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67)
The crew of USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) pay final respects to Naval aviators from the ship's air wing who lost their lives in a non-hostile mishap while conducting routine flight operations.

USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)
USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) gets underway in the early morning hours from Naval Air Station North Island across from downtown San Diego.

USS George Washington (CVN 73)
USS George Washington (CVN 73) enters Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) drops anchor in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

USS Constellation (CV 64)
"Shooters" launch an F-14 Tomcat from the flight deck of USS Constellation (CV 64).

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
An Aerographer's Mate releases a weather balloon from the fantail of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75).

USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) departs her homeport at the Naval Station, Mayport, Fla.

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
Crewmembers aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) walk down the brow to meet awaiting family and friends on the pier at the Norfolk Naval Station.

USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67)
Crew members of the ocean tug Gulf Majesty exit an SH-60 following their rescue at sea, after their tug had sunk.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)
Crewmembers from along with Naval Base Norfolk Public Works personnel hustle to load supplies on to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
Hundreds of crew members of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), in dress white uniforms, spell out a reference to the quote of former President Theodore Roosevelt.

USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67)
As seen from the bridge of USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), waves crash over the bow as the ship navigates heavy seas caused by Hurricane Floyd.

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jay Johnson addresses the crewmembers of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in the hangar bay.

USS Constellation (CV 64)
An Aviation Boatswain's Mate walks down the flight deck while waiting for the catapult steam to clear before launching the next aircraft.

USS Constellation (CV 64)
USS Constellation (CV 64) and USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) conduct joint carrier operations in the western Pacific Ocean.

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63)
USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) is seen head-on at high speed during transit of the Pacific Ocean to her homeport of Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
The Landing Signal Officers (LSO) observe and ensure that the recovery of aircraft goes as planned.

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) glides smoothly through the Suez Canal during the early hours of July 9, 1999.

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63)
USS Ingraham (FFG 61) receives fuel from USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) during an underway replenishment exercise (UNREP).

USS Enterprise (CVN 65)
An EA-6B Prowler returns to the ship after a day of flight operations in the Red Sea.

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63)
Sailors and Marines man the rail as is the custom as USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) enters Apra Harbor, Guam.

USS Enterprise (CVN 65)
An F/A-18C Hornet and an F-14B Tomcat await launch from the flight deck to enforce the no-fly zone under Operation Southern Watch.

USS George Washington (CVN 73)
USS George Washington (CVN 73) steams past downtown Norfolk, Va.

USS Enterprise (CVN 65)
With the lights of Port Said, Egypt, on the horizon, USS Enterprise (CVN 65) begins its transit of the Suez Canal.

USS Enterprise (CVN 65)
The hangar bay of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is filled with aircraft undergoing various maintenance.

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)
An F/A-18 Hornet lowers his tailhook to signal he's ready for landing on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

USS Enterprise (CVN 65)
Steam rises from the number one catapult, as an F/A-18C Hornet launches from the bow catapult.

USS Enterprise (CVN 65)
Four F/A-18 Hornets wait to launch from the bow catapults of USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

USS Enterprise (CVN 65)
USS Enterprise (CVN 65) rests at anchorage while crew members ride a liberty ferry into town.

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) sails in the Arabian Gulf towards the setting sun.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)
The Royal Navy's HMS Cumberland (F 85) executes a sharp turn to port in the Arabian Gulf with USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the background.

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) prepares to anchor off the shores of St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles.

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63)
The Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Department aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) tests an F/A-18 Hornet engine

 

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