Follow the USS Constellation’s final voyage.

The Corbin Foss will make a 140-day trip beginning in early August 2014, towing the USS Constellation 16,000 nautical miles from Bremerton, Washington to Brownsville, Texas where the aircraft carrier will be scrapped. The Corbin Foss’ will make its inaugural voyage through the Straits of Magellan, moving the 61,000-dwt tow at about 6 knots.

CORBIN FOSS/RACHEL/USS CONSTELLATION – 9/18/14

September 18, 2014

LATITUDE:  7 15.7 N LONGITUDE:  79 40.2 W DISTANCE FROM BALBOA:  93.7 DISTANCE TO GO VALPARAISO:  2,577.6 ETA:  10/6/2014 AVE SPEED:  6.2 K WEATHER:  WIND:  NORTHERLY 5-10 K;  SEAS:  NORTHERLY 1′;  SWELL:  SOUTHWEST 3′;  SKY:  BROKEN OVERCAST DEPARTED PANAMA 9/17/2014 14:55  ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 9/16/14 08:47 PDT

September 16, 2014

LATITUDE:  8 22 N LONGITUDE:  79 31 W DISTANCE FROM LONG BEACH, CA:  2,968 DISTANCE TO GO:  27 AVERAGE SPEED:  5.4 K ETA:  9/16 11:00 (LOCAL) TO ANCHORAGE AREA; WEATHER:  WIND:  N 10 K; SEAS:  2′-3′ ; SKY:  BROKEN NOTE:  VESSELS ARE ARRIVING RIGHT NOW;  TUG U.S. FLAG RACHEL TO STANDBY  THE USS CONSTELLATION WHILE THE CORBIN FOSS  GOES... Read more »... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 9/15/14

September 15, 2014

LATITUDE:  6 20 N LONGITUDE:  79 20 W DISTANCE FROM LONG BEACH, CA:  2,845 DISTANCE TO GO TO BALBOA:  150 AVERAGE SPEED:  5.4 K ETA BALBOA:  07:00 09/16/2014 WEATHER:  WIND:  VARIABLE;  SEAS:  2′-3′;  SKY:  BROKEN  ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION 9/14/14

September 14, 2014

LATITUDE:  6 39.6 N LONGITUDE:  81 27 W DISTANCE FROM LONG BEACH CA:  2,771 DISTANCE TO GO BALBOA:  224 AVERAGE SPEED:  5.4 K ETA BALBOA:  09/16/2014 07:00 WEATHER: WIND:   SW 15-20K;  SEAS:  3′-5′;  SKY: OVERCAST/RAIN... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 9/12/2014

September 12, 2014

September 12, 2014 LATITUDE:  7 43.8 N LONGITUDE:  85 18.3 W DISTANCE FROM:  2531 DISTANCE TO GO:  464 TRIP SPEED:  5.4 K REVISED ETA BALBOA:  07:00 09/16/2014 WEATHER:  WIND:  VARIABLE;  SEAS:  2′-3′;  SKY:  BROKEN TIME IN BALBOA FOR FUELING WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 8 TO 12 HOURS DEPENDENT ON GETTING EVERYTHING ACCOMPLISHED DURING DAYLIGHT . OUR... Read more »... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION 09/10/2014

September 10, 2014

9/10/14 LATITUDE:  13 31.1 N LONGITUDE:  97 37.0 W TOTAL DISTANCE GONE:  1,721 DISTANCE TO GO TO BALBOA:  1,317 AVERAGE SPEED:  5.5 K ETA 09/15/2014 WEATHER:  WIND:  SE 15 K; SEAS:  2′-3′; SKY:  BROKEN... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 9/9/2014

September 9, 2014

LATITUDE:  10 23.5 N LONGITUDE:  91 41.9 W TOTAL DISTANCE GONE FROM LONG BEACH, CA: 2.110 TOTAL DISTANCE TO GO TO BALBOA:  885 AVERAGE SPEED:  5.3 K ETA BALBOA:  18:00 SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 WEATHER:  WIND:  VAR 10 K;  SEAS:  2′-3′;  SKY:  CLOUDY  ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 9/8/14

September 8, 2014

LATITUDE:  11 15 N LONGITUDE:  93 38 W TOTAL DISTANCE GONE FROM LONG BEACH, CA:  1,932 DISTANCE TO GO:  1,003 AVE SPEED:  5.4 K ETA BALBOA, PANAMA:  9/15/14 WEATHER:  SEAS:  2′-3′;  SKY:  BROKEN    ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 09/05/2014

September 5, 2014

09/05/2014 LATITUDE:  14 04.0 N LONGITUDE:  98 30.0 W DISTANCE FROM LONG BEACH CA:  1,660 DISTANCE TO GO:  1,378 AVERAGE SPEED:  5.6 K ETA TO BALBOA, PANAMA:  09/15/2014 WEATHER:  WIND:  NORTHERLY 5-10 K;  SEAS:  2′;  SKY:  SCATTERED  ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS / USS CONSTELLATION – DAILY REPORT 9/4/2014

September 4, 2014

LATITUDE:  15 26.6 N LONGITUDE:  100 29.5 W TOTAL DISTANCE FROM LONG BEACH, CA:  1,518 TOTAL DISTANCE TO GO TO BALBOA:  1,520 ETA BALBOA:  09/15/2014 WEATHER:  WIND:  AIRS;  SEAS:  2′-3′; SKY:  BROKEN TRIP SPEED:  5.5 K... Read more »