Military Photo: Sailing Under the Golden Gate


San Francisco (October 7, 2006) � A Parade of Ships led by the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), pass under the Golden Gate Bridge while entering San Francisco Bay during San Francisco Fleet Week 2006. Since 1981, San Francisco Fleet Week has been an annual opportunity for Northern Californians to honor the men and women serving in the United States Navy, Coast Guard and Marines. This year approximately 9,000 crew members on visiting ships will arrive in the City to participate in Fleet Week. Ship�s tours and community service projects are scheduled throughout the Bay Area. Ships participating included, the destroyers USS Higgins (DDG 76), USS Chafee (DDG 90), the Coast Guard cutter USCGC Steadfast (WMEC 623), destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), and amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). U.S. Navy Photograph by Mr. John F. Williams

Posted: 10/01/2006

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