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Big E leaving Norfolk one last time

Jun. 18, 2013 - 07:41AM   |  
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NEWPORT NEWS, VA. — The Enterprise is leaving Naval Station Norfolk for the last time.

The inactivated nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is being taken to Newport News Shipbuilding, where the nuclear fuel aboard the ship will be removed. It is the same shipyard where the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was built.

The Enterprise was taken out of service in December after 51 years of service.

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