Kitty-Hawk Class CV LOA 1,069′ / 325.8 m TDISP 82,000 tons (3 and 1 variant subclass, all retired)USS Kitty Hawk CV-63 (1961-2009) Sold for scrapping Oct. 2021 to International Shipbreakers Ltd. Brownsville TX. Departed Bremerton for Texas (to go around South America) January 2022, arrived 31 May.
USS Constellation CV-64 (1961-2003) scrapped Brownsville TX 2015-2017
USS America CV-66 (1965-1996) scuttled May 2005 off Cape Hatteras in more than 3 miles of water, after evaluation of super carrier survivability to modern weapons. This is the largest warship wreck on the sea floor.
Kitty Hawk Subclass variant USS John F. Kennedy CV-67 (1968-2007) LOA 1,052′ / 320.6 m TDISP 83,000 tons. Note distinctive modernized angle of flight deck. Sold for scrapping Oct. 2021 to International Shipbreakers Ltd. Brownsville TX. Has not yet left for Brownsville.
USS Enterprise CVN-65 unique ship (first nuclear-powered carrier) (1961-2012) LOA 1,123′ / 342.3 m still longest naval vessel yet built TDISP 93,000 tons, to be dismantled
Forrestal-Class CV LOA 1,070′ / 326.1 m TDISP 60,000 tons (4 retired, all scrapping) first generation of USN super-carriers
USS Forrestal CV-59 (1955) and USS Saratoga CV-60 (1956) both retired 1993-94, scrapped Brownsville TX 2014-2015 (Saratoga may still be ongoing).
USS Ranger CV-61 (1957-1993) scrapped Brownsville TX 2015
USS Independence CV-62 (1959-1998) scrapped Brownsville TX 2017
Midway Class CV LOA 968′ / 295 m TDISP 45,000 tons (3, 1 preserved)
USS Midway CV-41 (1945-1992) museum ship, San Diego, CA. note 1960s full modernization resulting in modern angled leading deck edges, not present on other 2 ships.
USS Coral Sea CV-43 (1946-1990) scrapped Baltimore MD late 1990s
Essex Class LOA ca. 872′ / 265.8 m TDISP eventually 46,000 tons (24 retired, 4 preserved) later batch of ships were called long-hull Essex or “Ticonderoga” sub-class, and were 888′ / 270.7 m long.
USS Yorktown CV-10 (1943-1970) Museum Ship, Charleston, SC.USS Intrepid CV-11 (1943-1974) Museum Ship, New York City, NY.USS Hornet CV-12 (1943-1970) Museum Ship, Alameda, CA.
USS Lexington CV-16 (1943-1991) Museum Ship, Corpus Christi, TX.
USS Bennington CV-20 (1944 – 1970) laid up in Bremerton WA, demilitarized 1994 Port Angeles WA before being towed to India for scrapping
USS Oriskany CV-34 (1950-1976), long-hull Essex, sunk for use as artificial reef 2006
Independence Class Light Carrier LOA 623′ / 189.9 m TDISP 11,000 tons (9, 1 lost, 8 scrapped)
USS Cabot CVL-28 (1943 -1967) transferred to Spain 1967 as Dédalo served 1967-1989, museum ship New Orleans 1990-1999, scrapped 2002 Brownsville TX.