Navy aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga underway at Norfolk, Virgina (USA) on 30 May shortly after delivery to the Navy by Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. She is wearing camouflage Measure Design Date May
The first super carrier powered by nuclear reactors, USS Enterprise is also the first to undergo an inactivation, which includes defueling the ship’s eight reactors and preparing the hull for its final dismantlement. Photo by Dar Deerfield-Mook/HII
The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN passes Fort Monroe National Monument as the ship arrives at Naval Station Norfolk. Enterprise's return to Norfolk will be the and final homecoming of her 51 years of distinguished service.