USS Enterprise

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Naval history of the American aircraft carrier USS Enterprise which was built in also notice board for naval enthusiasts of the Enterprise.

Took part in a World cruise in 1963. Took part in Vietnam operations from 1965 onwards. Repairs after a rocket exploded on flight deck in 1969. Became CVN65 in July 1975. Served with Atlantic Fleet in 1975 then moved to the Pacific Fleet.

Photographs above and below: USS Enterprise photographed in the Solent during the Autumn of 2001. The 'Big E' is shown taking on supplies prior to departing for the Middle East. Aircraft on board include a selection of F18 Hornets, various Grumman types and F14 Tomcats on their final deployment aboard Enterprise.   ?Ivan Berryman