Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Aircraft Carriers in the Elizabeth River

One of the more awe-inspiring sights is a modern aircraft carrier navigating the Elizabeth River as she travels between Norfolk Naval Shipyard and Naval Station Norfolk.

USS America (CV-66) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, 1982

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) shortly after leaving the Yard and heading upstream, 1989.

USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) passing Norfolk's Town Point Park, August 1, 1987

USS Enterprise (CVN-65) passing by battleship Wisconsin  (BB-64), Nauticus, and
the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, August 30, 2011

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) docking at Naval Station Norfolk, 1997.

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