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A port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) entering Boston Harbor

A port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) entering Boston Harbor

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Boston

State: Massachusetts (MA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Day

Release Status: Released to Public
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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03/09/1987
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