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.
The USNS Montford Point rests at its moorings along the Mare Island docks on Tuesday. The ship is designed to be a large-scale mobile landing and launch platform for the US Navy, and is docked at Mare Island Dry Dock for light repairs. PHOTO MIKE JORY — VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD By John Glidden, Vallejo Times-Herald There…Read more