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Firefighters wearing proximity suits stand by in a damage control vehicle during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

Firefighters wearing proximity suits stand by in a damage control vehicle during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC)

Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Gerwien

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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01/02/1987
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