Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

Naval Station Norfolk , is a United States Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia. It supports naval forces in the United States Fleet Forces Command,[2] those operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Indian Ocean. NS Norfolk, also known as the Norfolk Naval Base, occupies about four miles of waterfront space and seven miles of pier and wharf space of the Hampton Roads peninsula known as Sewell's Point. It is the world's largest naval station, supporting 75 ships and 134 aircraft…

Naval Station Norfolk , is a United States Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia. It supports naval forces in the United States Fleet Forces Command,[2] those operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Indian Ocean. NS Norfolk, also known as the Norfolk Naval Base, occupies about four miles of waterfront space and seven miles of pier and wharf space of the Hampton Roads peninsula known as Sewell's Point. It is the world's largest naval station, supporting 75 ships and 134 aircraft…

Naval Station Norfolk Base map

Naval Station Norfolk Base map

Naval Station Norfolk Challenge Coin

Naval Station Norfolk Challenge Coin

Families wave to their loved ones aboard USS Mesa Verde as the ship departs Naval Station Norfolk.

Families wave to their loved ones aboard USS Mesa Verde as the ship departs Naval Station Norfolk.

Norfolk naval base aerial 1985 with (l-r) USS America (CV 66), USS John F Kennedy  (CV 67), USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Eisenhower (CVN 69) and other ships

Norfolk naval base aerial 1985 with (l-r) USS America (CV 66), USS John F Kennedy (CV 67), USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Eisenhower (CVN 69) and other ships

USS George H.W. Bush departs from Naval Station Norfolk | WAVY-TV

USS George H.W. Bush departs from Naval Station Norfolk | WAVY-TV

Pinterest
Search