Big ‘E’ Now the Oldest Ship in the Fleet

Carrier Kitty Hawk leaves active fleet

Forty-eight years and two weeks after the ship entered the fleet, the Navy’s last conventionally powered aircraft carrier officially left the active rolls Tuesday.


  1. Does that mean we finally get to call a 60 year old method of power generation (i.e. nuclear) conventional? Hope so. It’s not like it’s some brand-spanking-new technology.

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