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Old September 1st 14, 04:33 PM posted to rec.aviation.military.naval
John Szalay[_2_]
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Default carriers on the move or not.


The Corbin Foss on 140-day trip
towing the USS Constellation 16,000 nautical miles
from Bremerton, Washington to Brownsville, Texas
where the aircraft carrier will be scrapped.
The Corbin Foss' will make its inaugural voyage
through the Straits of Magellan,
moving the 61,000-dwt tow at about 6 knots.

offshore tug CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION 8/29/2014
August 29, 2014
LATITUDE: 23 22.5 N
LONGITUDE: 112 03 W

DISTANCE GONE FROM LONG BEACH, CA: 708

DISTANCE TO GO TO BALB OA, PANAMA: 2,330

AVERAGE SPEED: 5.3 K

REVISED ETA: 9/14/14 19:00

last tracked position off the coast of southern Baja.
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Offshore tug SIGNET WARHORSE III towing the USS Saratoga

Last report: Sep 01, 2014 13:18 UTC
Sailing to: BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
ETA / Speed: Sep 09, 10:00 / 3.4 kn

last reported position 45 miles off the coast
of Jupiter/West Palm beach Fla.

Lat/Lon: 26.92458 N / 79.32122 W
Course/Speed: 181 / 3.4 kn.
Current draught: 6.3 m

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USS Forestal
undergoing reduction to scrap at Brownsville Tx


by Christmas, the Brownsville ship cannel will have
3 large US carriers, to be cut up..


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