Thursday, January 15, 2009

Norfolk the largest navy base in the world

USS Bainbridge DDG-96 guided missile destroyer Norfolk navy base VA September 11th, 2006

Aircraft Carriers in Norfolk

The USS Enterprise moored at Norfolk Naval Base. It's the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

The USS George Washington aircraft carrier docked in Norfolk, Virginia

This Nimitz class aircraft carrier was photographed on a harbor tour of Norfolk harbor and naval base

Norfolk, Va. (Nov. 29, 2005) - Sailors aboard the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Charlotte (SSN 766) prepare to moor on board Naval Station Norfolk. Charlotte departed her homeport of Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Oct. 27, bound for Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, where the submarine will undergo a Depot Modernization Period before returning to the Pacific Fleet in late 2006. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Laura A. Moore

NORFOLK, Va. (July 3, 2008) The attack submarine USS Norfolk (SSN 714) is moored at Naval Station Norfolk after returning from a scheduled deployment. Norfolk completed several missions supporting national interests and the Navy's maritime strategy of sustained cooperative relationships with international partners. Photo by Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Xander Gamble

Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, is a base of the United States Navy, occupies about four miles (6 km) of waterfront space and seven miles (11 km) of pier and wharf space of the Hampton Roads peninsula known as Sewell's Point. It is the world's largest Naval Station, supporting naval forces operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Indian Ocean.
It is the hub for Navy logistics going to the European and Central Command theaters of operations, and to the Caribbean.


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