The aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk has
arrived in Puget Sound on its final voyage before decommissioning
A Naval Base Kitsap spokesman, Tom Danaher, says the carrier is
on schedule to tie up at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
The 47-year-old ship is the Navy's last carrier powered by
The Kitty Hawk was stationed the past ten years in Japan and
traveled this summer to San Diego.
It's arriving with a crew of 1,600 that will be drawn down to
about 400 by October to prepare the ship for decommissioning early