Ex-USS Independence to arrive in Texas on May 30

Former U.S. Navy conventional-powered aircraft carrier USS Independence will be arriving at Port of Brownsville, Texas on May 30.

USS Independence (CV-62) underway 1979
By: PH1 LINCOLN [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The vessel will then be broken up for scrap by International Shipbreaking.

  1. Bobby Pablo says:

    She was the fourth and final member of the Forrestal class of conventionally powered supercarriers. Its very sad to see her go.

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