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A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69), foreground, with a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter at the stern, as she is relieved from deployment by the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62)

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A port bow view of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69), foreground, with a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter at the stern, as she is relieved from deployment by the aircraft carrier USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62)

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Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED)

Scene Camera Operator: PHC C. Pedrick

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Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft. In the United States Navy, these consist of ships commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion) and CVAN (attack aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion). The first aircraft carrier commissioned into the United States Navy was USS Langley (CV-1) on 20 March 1922.

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06/06/1979
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