Yearly Archives: 2017

Last mothball fleet vessel leaves Suisun Bay

Vallejo Times Herald, 07/26/2017 With the departure Tuesday of The Cape Borda (AK 5058) from the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, the last of the National Defense Reserve Fleet non-retention vessels will have left the area, Department of Transportation officials said. The ship, which is scheduled for dry-docking at Mare Island Dry Dock, brings to 57…
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USS Indianapolis – The Legacy, Film Screening

On July 30, 1945, in the middle of the Pacific, a Japanese submarine sank the USS Indianapolis, which carried 1,196 men. Of those men, a mere 317 survived to tell the tale of five hellish days and nights stranded in the sea. With inadequate life rafts and vests, little food and no water, many men…
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