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DATES

NOTABLE OPERATIONS

HOMEPORT

03 AUG 62 - 11 OCT 62

Med #1

Norfolk, VA

06 FEB 63 - 04 SEP 63

Med #2

Norfolk, VA

08 FEB64 - 03 OCT 64

Med #3 /
Sea OrbitNuclear Task Group One -
Around the World

Norfolk, VA

NOV 64 - JUN 65

NNS- First Refueling

Norfolk, VA

26 OCT 65 - 21 JUN 66

Carib east to Westpac #1
02 DEC 65:
First combat ops-nuclear carrier

Norfolk, VA
to Alameda, CA

19 NOV 66 - 06 JUL 67

Westpac #2

Alameda, CA

03 JAN 68 - 18 JUL 68

Westpac #3

Alameda, CA

14 JAN 69

Flight Deck Fire:
28 Hands Lost

Alameda, CA

05 MAR 69 - 02 JUL 69

Westpac #4
05 MAR 69:
Hawaiian OpArea ORI fire

Alameda, CA

AUG 69 - JAN 71

NNS/NNSY
Complex overhaul,
2nd refueling

Alameda, CA
to Norfolk, VA
to Alameda, CA

11 JUN 71 - 12 FEB 72

Westpac #5

Alameda, CA

12 SEP 72 - 12 JUN 73

Westpac #6

Alameda, CA

17 SEP 74 - 20 MAY 75

Westpac #7
30 JUN 75:
CVAN ship classification changed to CVN

Alameda, CA

30 JUL 76 - 28 MAR 77

Westpac #8

Alameda, CA

04 APR 78 - 30 OCT 78

Westpac #9

Alameda, CA

JAN 79 - FEB 82

PSNSY
Complex overhaul, 'Beehive' removed

Bremerton, WA

01 SEP 82 - 28 APR 83

Westpac #10

Alameda, CA

30 MAY 84 - 20 DEC 84

Westpac #11

Alameda, CA

12 JAN 86 - 12 AUG 86

Westpac #12/
IO/Med/West Africa/Westpac
29 APR 86:
1st Suez Canal transit

Alameda, CA

05 JAN 88 - 03 JUL 88

Westpac #13/IO
Earnest Will/Praying Mantis

Alameda, CA

17 SEP 89 - 16 MAR 90

Westpac #14/IO/
South-North Atlantic
'World Cruise'

Alameda, CA
to Norfolk, VA

OCT 90 - SEP 94

NNS
Complex overhaul, 3rd refueling

Norfolk, VA

28 JUN 96 - 20 DEC 96

Med/IO/Persian Gulf
Southern Watch

Norfolk, VA

06 NOV 98 - 06 MAY 99

Med/IO/Persian Gulf
Desert Fox/Southern Watch

Norfolk, VA

25 APR 01 - 10 NOV 01

Med/IO/Persian Gulf
Southern Watch/Enduring Freedom

Norfolk, VA

01 OCT 03 - 29 FEB 04

Med/IO/Persian Gulf

Norfolk, VA

03 JUN 04 - 23 JUL 04

Eastern Atlantic
Summer Pulse '04 - 7 CSG's surged forward

Norfolk, VA

SEP 04 - OCT 05

NNS
Extended SRA

Norfolk, VA

02 MAY 06 - 18 NOV 06

Med/IO/Persian Gulf

Norfolk, VA

07 JUL 07 - 19 DEC 07

Med/IO/Persian Gulf

Norfolk, VA

APR 08 - APR 10

NNS
Extended Docking SRA

Norfolk, VA

13 JAN 11 - 15 JUL 11

Med/IO/Persian Gulf

Norfolk, VA

11 MAR 12 - 04 NOV 12

Med/IO/Persian Gulf
Enduring Freedom

Norfolk, VA


KEY
OVR = Overhaul
EXT = Extended selected restricted availability
CSG = Carrier Strike Group surge operation
NNS = Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company (later Newport News Shipbuilding, later Northrop Grumman Newport News, later Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, later Huntington Ingalls Industries), Newport News, VA
PSNSY = Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA
NNSY = Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA
IO = Indian Ocean
Med = Mediterranean Sea

 

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