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USS Enterprise



The eighth Enterprise (CVA(N)-65) - the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was laid down on 4 February 1958 at Newport News, Va., by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co.; launched on 24 September 1960; sponsored by Mrs. William B. Franke, wife of the Secretary of the Navy; and commissioned on 25 November 1961, Captain Vincent P. de Poix in command.

This page features images from the 1980's.

Images of the ship from the 1960's

Images of the ship from the 1970's

Images of the ship from the 1990's

Images of life aboard the ship activities


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L-File Photo Enterprise 1982

USS Enterprise (CVN 65) off the coast of Washington during sea trials, February 1982.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

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L-File Photo Enterprise 1982a

Side view image of USS Enterprise, 1982


U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

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L-File Photo Enterprise 1982b

Side view image of USS Enterprise, 1982


U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

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L-File Photo Enterprise 1982c

USS Enterprise cross under the Golden Gate Bridge, California, 1982


U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

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L-File Photo Enterprise 1986

USS Enterprise underway, 1986


U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

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To the best of our knowledge, the pictures referenced here are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.





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