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Bremerton, Washington: Ghost Fleet of Navy Ships

The US Navy's shrinking mothball fleet includes four Vietnam War era aircraft carriers: Kitty Hawk, Constellation, Ranger, Independence. Some slated for dismantling soon.

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

Navy Yard Hwy., Bremerton, WA
Hwy 3 exit 36 towards Bremerton, along Sinclair Inlet. Ships visible from Navy Yard Hwy. Puget Sound Naval Shipyard's Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility.
Facility off limits, ships visible from public highway. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Ghost Fleet of Navy Ships

The Constellation and the Ranger have been towed away to Brownsville, Texas for cut-up. Watched them as they were leaving.

[juliedreams, 11/05/2016]

Aircraft carrier.

Ghost Fleet of Navy Ships

This would make a good home for the homeless.

[Julie Mattox, 09/23/2016]

Or perhaps for the aircraft carrierless.

Ghost fleet.

Ghost Fleet of Navy Ships

There is a fleet of old, inactive naval ships. You can see them from highway 3.

[M, 06/02/2014]

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard's Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility is the parking spot for retired and mothballed ships. As the ships are stripped for parts or dismantled, the ghost fleet in Sinclair Inlet shrinks.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Fake Barnyard of Gaudy AnimalsFake Barnyard of Gaudy Animals, Port Orchard, WA - 3 mi.
Hobbit HutHobbit Hut, Port Orchard, WA - 4 mi.
Naval Undersea MuseumNaval Undersea Museum, Keyport, WA - 10 mi.
In the region:
World Globe 9/11 Memorial, Tacoma, WA - 23 mi.

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