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USS Harry S. Truman is a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier laid down on November 29, 1993 and launched on September 7, 1996. It was commissioned on July 25, 1998 under Capt. Thomas Otterbein’s command with the hull number CVN-75 and it is still serving in the US Navy. During its activities, the ship carried a complement of 3,200 people onboard and 90 aircraft and had the main missions in Maiden, Marseilles, Crete, Dubai, Afghanistan, Norfolk, the Suez Canal or Manama.