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Old 16th Aug 2011, 07:04   #8 (permalink)
GreenKnight121
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
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Wrong decade, dagenham.

Martin P6M Seamaster:
First flight 14 July 1955; program canceled August 1959.

the Supercarrier program:
CVA-59 Forrestal: Commissioned: 1 October 1955
CVA-60 Saratoga: Commissioned: 14 April 1956
CVA-61 Ranger: Commissioned: 10 August 1957
CVA-62 Independence: Commissioned: 10 January 1959
CVA-63 Kitty Hawk: Laid down: 27 December 1956, Commissioned: 29 April 1961
CVA-64 Constellation: Laid down: 14 September 1957, Commissioned: 27 October 1961
CVA(N)-65 Enterprise: Laid down: 4 February 1958, Commissioned: 25 November 1961
CVA-66 America: Ordered: 25 November 1960
CVA-67 Kennedy: Ordered: 30 April 1964

Note:
CVAN-68 Nimitz; Ordered: 31 March 1967
etc.

Note2: the "A" (attack) part of the supercarrier designation was dropped 30 June 1975.
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