The keel of Gerald R. Ford was laid down on 13 November 2009. She was christened on 9 November 2013. Gerald R. Ford entered the fleet replacing the decommissioned USS Enterprise (CVN-65), which ended her 51 years of active service in December 2012.
Sep 10, 2008 · Susan Ford Bales, daughter of former President Gerald R. Ford and ship's sponsor of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), writes her initials onto a metal plate during the keel laying and authentication ceremony. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien (# 091114-N-5549O-126).
The ship's keel was laid in Newport News, Virginia on 22 August 2015. As part of the traditional keel laying ceremony, the initials of ship sponsor Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President Kennedy and the sponsor of the previous John F. Kennedy, were welded into the ship's hull. As of late June 2017 the ship was 50% structurally complete.
FY2020 : Laid down FY2025 : Launched FY2028 : Commissioned Jul.29, 2020: USS Doris Miller (CVN 81) 20Jan2020, Naming Ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii-----[ Schedule ]----- FY2023 : Laid down FY2028 : Launched FY2032 : Commissioned Jul.29, 2020: Aircraft Carrier Locations (Retired) USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Back log
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