This is North Island Home of the San Diego based Aircraft Carrier group Here are a few shots of the Abraham Lincoln coming into port. This bad boy is 1092 feet long, weighs 99,000 tons was commissioned in 1989, and holds a crew of 5 to 6 thousand. The rest of the smaller Navy ships south of the bridge commonly called "tin cans" primary purpose is to protect these aircraft carriers. United States Ships are prefixed with "USS" for United States Ship, British ships are prefixed with "H.M.S" For Her Majesties Ship, and Italian ships are prefixed with "T.M.B" guess what for? "That's a my boat";-)

 

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