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/USS CONSTELLATION – ARRIVAL BROWNSVILLE

January 16, 2015

THIS IS THE LAST BLOG FOR THE USS CONSTELLATION. THE USS CONSTELLATION HAS BEEN  DELIVERED TO INTERNATIONAL SHIPBREAKERS. THE CORBIN FOSS WILL BE AT BROWNSVILLE CARGO DOCK #2 THIS AFTERNOON TO CLEAR U.S. CUSTOMS. THEY  WILL DEPART THIS EVENING LATE FOR LAKE CHARLES, LA.... Read more »

U.S.S. Constellation arriving in Brownsville, TX.

January 16, 2015

U.S.S. Constellation arriving in Brownsville, TX. ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 01/15/15

January 15, 2015

26 06.8 N 96 29.6 W HOVE TO SLOWLY MOVING OFFSHORE WAITING FOR WEATHER TO IMPROVE 06:00 WINDS N 30 K GUSTING TO 35 K; SEAS: 7′ – 8′ LAST ETA PILOT STATION AS OF 1/14/15 WAS 07:00 01/16/15... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 01/14/2015

January 14, 2015

  NOTE NEW ETA PILOT STATION:  01/16/2015 07:00 06:00 1/14/15 POSITION 25 59.2 N 96 18.9 W DISTANCE TO GO:  33 DISTANCE TRAVELED:  1,829 AVERAGE TRIP SPEED:  5.4 K ETA BROWNSVILLE ANCHORAGE (DE-BALLASTING) 01/14/2015 12:00 (24 HOURS) ETA PILOT STATION:  01/16/15 07:00 WIND:  NNE 18K SEAS:  NNE 4′-5′  ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 01/13/2015

January 13, 2015

25 31.4 N 93 59.7 W DISTANCE TRAVELED:  1,700 DISTANCE TO GO:  162 AVE SPD:  5.4 K WIND:  NNE 30K SEAS:  NNE 5′-6′ ETA BROWNSVILLE  OFFSHORE ANCHORAGE TO DE-BALLAST USS CONSTELLATION 1/14/2015 12:00 TENTATIVE ETA PILOT STATION DEPENDENT ON DE-BALLASTING AND WEATHER:  07:00 1/15/2015  ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 1/12/2015

January 12, 2015

25 06.5 N 89 26.5 W DISTANCE TO GO:  300 DISTANCE FROM:  1,452 AVERAGE TRIP SPEED:  5.5 K ETA OFFSHORE BROWNSVILLE:  1/14/2015; ETA PILOT STATION:  07:00 1/15/2015 WX:  WIND:  EASTERLY 20K;   SEAS:  EASTERLY 6′    ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – JANUARY 8, 2015

January 8, 2015

20 25.9 N 83 33.3 W TOTAL DISTANCE GONE FROM TRINIDAD:  1,008 TOTAL DISTANCE TO BROWNSVILLE:  864 AVERAGE SPEED:  5.2 K ETA:  01/14/15 AM WX:  WIND:  NE 25-30 K ; SEAS:  NE 7′-8′  ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 01/05/15

January 5, 2015

19 35.3 N 76 26.4 W TOTAL DISTANCE TO BROWNSVILLE:  1,280 TOTAL DISTANCE TRAVELED:  592 AVE. TRIP SPEED:  4.9 K ETA BROWNSVILLE:  01/14/2015 AM WX:  WIND:  E 10 K; SEAS:  ESE 3′-4′... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 12/26/14

December 26, 2014

UNDERWAY FROM TRINIDAD 14:00 12/26/14 LATITUDE:  10 24.8 N LONGITUDE:  61 49.8 W TOTAL MILES TO BROWNSVILLE:  2,318 TOTAL DISTANCE GONE FROM TRINIDAD:  17 ETA BROWNSVILLE:  1/12/2015  ... Read more »

CORBIN FOSS/USS CONSTELLATION – 12/17/2014

December 17, 2014

Position:  5 38.4 n  50 47.1 w TOTAL DISTANCE TRAVELED:  2,660 DISTANCE TO GO:  757 AVERAGE TRIP SPEED:  5.9 K ETA POINTE A PIERRE, TRINIDAD:  12/22/14 WEATHER:  WIND:  NE 15-18 K;  SEAS:  NE 4′ USS CONSTELLATION TOWING FINE      ... Read more »