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Champagne Flute believed to be used at the Christening Ceremony is a gift from Bill Newby, past Chairman of the Enterprise Association 
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USS Enterprise
the first, a sloop (1775-77) captured from British, fought at Lake Champlain under Gen. B. Arnold.  Second (1777) an armed schooner, convoyed transports in  Chesapeake Bay.  Third (1799-1823), a 12-gun schooner commanded by Decatur, Porter and Hull, served in war against Barbary Pirates and War of 1812.  Fourth (1831-45), a 10-gun schooner, helped suppress African slave trade.  Fifth (1877-1909), steam corvette with added sail power, served with European Squadron until 1891 when converted to training ship.  Sixth (1917-19), built as a yacht, was patrol vessel in World War I. Seventh (1938-56), famous 827-ft. carrier built by Newport News, took part in every major action in World War II.  Eight Enterprise (1960), built at Newport News, is world's first nuclear-powered carrier and 4-screw atomic ship. Length---1100', extreme width---252', powered by 8 reactors.

 

 

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