USS GEORGE WASHINGTON
CVN 73
  
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          Keel Laid: August 25, 1986
          Christened: July 21, 1990
          Commissioned: July 4, 1992

          Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Va.
          Propulsion system: two Westinghouse A4W nuclear reactors, 
           four steam turbines, four shafts,  260,000 shp (194 MW)
          Lengths, overall: 1.092 feet (332.85 meters)
          Flight Deck Width: 252 feet (76.8 meters)
          Area of flight deck: about 4.5 acres (18211.5 m2)
          Beam: 134 feet (40.84 meters)
          Draft: 37.7 feet (11.3 meters)
          Displacement: approx. 101,000-104,000 tons full load
          Speed: 30+ knots
          Planes: 90 fixed wing and helicopters
          Crew: Ship: 3,200 ; Air Wing: 2,480
          Armament: 
           - two Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launchers          
           - two Mk 57 Mod 3 NATO Sea Sparrow launchers
           - one 20mm Phalanx CIWS Mk 15 
          Homeport: Yokosuka, Japan