Condition: Used, but in nice shape. Has some patina ans wear from age. This coin is 1 5/8 inches in diameter. And the last conventionally powered carrier. Built for the United States Navy. And is nicknamed Big John. Kennedy was originally designated a CVA fixed wing. Making her an all-purpose carrier. After nearly 40 years of service in the United States Navy, Kennedy was officially decommissioned. On 1 August 2007. She is berthed at the NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is available for donation as a museum. And memorial to a qualified organization. The name has been adopted by the future Gerald R. Aircraft carrier John F. Design & Early Years. 27 May 1967 by Jacqueline Kennedy. And her 9-year-old daughter, Caroline. Two days short of what would have been Kennedy’s 50th birthday. Kennedy is a modified version of the earlier Kitty Hawk -class. But converted to conventional propulsion after construction had begun. The island is somewhat different from that of the Kitty Hawk class, with angled funnels to direct smoke and gases away from the flight deck. Kennedy is also 17 feet (5.2 m) shorter than the Kitty Hawk class. After an ORI conducted by Commander, Carrier Division Two. Kennedy left for the Mediterranean in April 1969. Rear Admiral Pierre N. Charbonnet, Commander, Carrier Striking Forces, Sixth Fleet, and Commander, Carrier Striking Unit 60.1.9, shifted his flag to John F. The turnover complete by nightfall, the carrier, escorted by destroyers, transited the Strait of Gibraltar. At the start of the mid watch on 22 April. The next day, John F. Kennedy refueled from Marias (AO-57), and acquired the company of a Soviet. To view miscellaneous challenge coins. NOTE: Never personally given any of the coins. All coins are guaranteed to be in excellent condition. The free listing tool. The item “USS John F. Kennedy CV-67 Serial #14 Vietnam Era Navy Medal / Challenge Coin JFK” is in sale since Tuesday, September 03, 2013. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Vietnam (1961-75)\Original Period Items\Other Vietnam War Orig. Items”. The seller is “rolyat11″ and is located in Panama City, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.