West Seattle Blog… | FOLLOWUP: USS Nimitz passes West Seattle

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West Seattle Blog… | FOLLOWUP: USS Nimitz passes West Seattle

9:58 am: We mentioned on Thursday that the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was almost home; It stopped on Indian Island in the North Sound before completing its journey home to Bremerton after more than 10 months. It will soon be driving past West Seattle – it is now north of Elliott Bay.

(Photo by Gary Jones)

10:35 am: Past South Bainbridge, just before the junction.

(WSB photo – State ferry M / V Kitsap got a good look)

1:22 pm: Here’s another look at it Don Brubeck in Oberalki:

The airline has now arrived in Bremerton – Eric Gattenby tweeted this photo of Rich Passage between here and there:

For a summary of the long deployment, see this report from Josh Farley of Kitsap Sun.. The Nimitz, which is half a century old, is now to be put into operation.