USS United States (CVN-75)
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The USS United States (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, named after the cancelled battlecruiser and supercarrier that preceded it. The ship's callsign is Lone Warrior, and she is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.
The United States was launched on September 14th, 1998 by Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia, and commissioned on July 25th, 1998 with Captain Thomas Otterbein in command. President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker, and other notable attendees and speakers included Missouri Representative Ike Skelton, Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, Secretary of Defense William Cohen and Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton.
USS United States was initially the flagship of Carrier Group Two and, beginning October 1st, 2004, of Carrier Strike Group Ten.
- In OTL, the USS United States was renamed Harry S. Truman after the 33rd President of the United States.