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          Keel Laid: September 14, 1957
          Christened: October 8, 1960
          Commissioned: October 27, 1961
          Decommissioned: August 7, 2003

          Builder: New York Naval Shipyard., Brooklyn, N.Y.
          Propulsion system: eight 1200 psi (8.3 MPa) boilers, 
           four steam turbines, four shafts, 280,000 shp (210 MW)
          Lenght, overall: 1,088 feet (327 meters)
          Beam: 130 feet (40 meters)
          Draft: 39 feet (11.9 meters)
          Displacement: approx. 88,000 tons full load
          Speed: 34 knots
          Planes: approx. 80
          Crew: Ship: 3150; Air Wing: 2480
          Armament: 
          - three Mk 29 NATO Sea Sparrow launchers 
          - three 20mm Phalanx CIWS Mk 15