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USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)

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USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) (formerly CVA-67) is the only ship of her class and the last conventionally powered carrier built for the United States Navy. The ship was named after the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and was nicknamed "Big John".

After nearly 40 years of service in the United States Navy, John F. Kennedy was officially decommissioned on 1 August 2007. She is currently at the NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance facility in Philadelphia.[1]


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