Tag: USS Constellation

One Final Voyage

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 22, 2015 USS Constellation tugged to Port for dismantling The Rio Grande Valley welcomed the arrival of the USS Constellation (CV-64) Friday morning. The immense aircraft carrier is shown being towed, passing Port Isabel on its way to the Port of Brownsville where it will be dismantled …

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USS Constellation nears final destination

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press press@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 8, 2015 The USS Constellation, the largest aircraft carrier to ever make its way to the Rio Grande Valley, is expected to arrive in Brownsville within a matter of days after being slightly delayed from its Jan. 12 arrival date. The Kitty Hawk-class carrier holds 224,000 gallons …

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