USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)

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By Hinkkanen @ 2006-02-21 16:06:35
USS Kittyhawk's, launched 1n 21 May 1960 and commissioned in 21 April 1961, home port is Yokosuka, Japan, making it the world's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier.
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Used in the filming of the Disney movie "Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N.":

"The second USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63) was launched May 21, 1960, and commissioned on April 29, 1961 at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. The aircraft carrier was named after Kitty Hawk, N.C., where Orville and Wilbur Wright first flew.

For a variety of reasons, it was chosen to be a cameo star in Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N.

For five days in July 1965, Walt Disney and a Hollywood crew, which included two chimpanzees, were on board to film parts of the movie which starred Dick Van Dyke as well as many of the Kitty Hawk's crew. Along with Walt were guests of the secretary of the Navy, midshipmen, Naval Reservists, and many other observers and visitors."