Posted by: arbeam | February 2, 2019

Navy League Tours

Feb 25 @ 10AM – Puget Sound Navy Museum (Bremerton) The Puget Sound Navy Museum collects, preserves, and interprets the naval heritage of the Pacific Northwest from 1840 to the present. Located next to the Bremerton Ferry Terminal. We plan to go across the street to the Bremerton Bar and Grill for lunch.

March 14  @ 10 AM – Trident Refit Facility (NBK Bangor)  The Trident Refit Facility provides the primary resource to the 8 Trident Class submarines homeported at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor. It operates the Dry Dock at the Bangor Delta Pier and the nearby machine shops. Details to follow about security info required & transportation.

 

 

April 16 @ 10 AM – Museum of Flight & Boeing P-8 production line (Seattle) The Museum of Flight holds one of the largest air and space collections in the US. It is located at the southern end of Boeing Field (King County International Airport). It has over 160 air and spacecraft, the original Boeing Aircraft factory, and flight simulators.

The Boeing Thompson Facility is near the Museum of Flight where the Navy P-8A is assembled. The P-8A Poseidon is an aircraft designed for long-range anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.  It is based on the Boeing 737 design and it replaces the P-3 Orion which was placed in service starting in 1962. The performance is to travel 1,200 miles, remain on station for four hours, and return.

May 14 @ 9:20 AM – Trident Training Facility and Trident Submarine Tour (NBK Bangor) The Trident Training Facility provides the training resources needed to support submarine off crew training and proficiency. They include ship control, fire control, torpedo room, missile, and Bridge simulators.  After Lunch on Base we will tour a Trident submarine.


June – Naval Base Everett and DDG Tour (Everett) 
Naval Base Everett was designed to support a carrier Battle Group and currently is the Homeport for six Guided Missile Destroyers and a Coast Guard buoy tender.

 

July 23-25 – Astoria Coast Guard facilities & Columbia River Bar Pilot Association (Astoria, OR) The 2 day tour will include USCG Columbia River Air Station, USCG Aids to Navigation Station Astoria, Columbia River Bar Pilot Association,  Cape Disappointment National Motor Lifeboat School, Cape disappointment Lighthouse and North Head Lighthouse.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: