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…Read more
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…Read more
The MV Cape Orlando coming into Dry Dock 2 at Mare Island Dry Dock, Vallejo, CA.