USS Enterprise to Be Decommissioned

EnterpriseRepresenting the first nuclear-power aircraft carrier to be taken out-of-service, the US Navy’s Enterprise will be decommissioned later today in Norfolk, VA. The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard will assist in the operation to remove the ship’s nuclear reactors, after having helped the Navy decommission 114 submarines and cruisers over the past 50 or so years. In attendance will be actor William Shatner, who portrayed the Captain of the Starship Enterprise in the TV-series Star Trek, as well as several feature films.

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