Uss Enterprise Nuclear Aircraft Carrier Ship Boat Desk Model Ashtray Launching For Sale
this sale is for a very large US navy CVN-65 USS enterprise Nuclear aircraft carrier manufacturer’s desk display model ashtray made by the Newport News Ship Building company most likely between 1958 and 1961. This ship model ashtray is made of cast and machined aluminum in multiple pieces and welded together. There is excellent detail to the anchors, tower, flight deck and hull. All of the important information is deeply engraved into the metal: Compliments of the Builder Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, USS Enterprise Nuclear Powered. The tower is also engraved “65”. Size: 16 3/4” long, 3 1/2” wide and 2 1/2”tall. Weight is approx 2 lbs.
Enterprise’s keel was laid In 1958 at Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, the ship was launched on 24 September 1960, and commissioned on 25 November 1961. USS Enterprise (CVN-65) is the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth United States naval vessel to bear the name, she is nicknamed “Big E”. At 1,123 ft (342 m), she is the longest naval vessel in the world. The only ship of her class, Enterprise was the second-oldest commissioned vessel in the United States Navy after the wooden-hulled USS Constitution. She was originally scheduled for decommissioning in 2013, having served for 51 consecutive years, longer than any other U.S. aircraft carrier.
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