PHILADELPHIA DEPARTURE
"LAST VOYAGE" of  USS FORRESTAL CVA-59
February 1, 2014



At 0430 hrs. on February 4, 2014 tug Bridget Mcallister moored to the stern of the Forrestal, as did the
tug Timothy Mcallister moor to portside - bow to push Forrestal away from Pier No.3. Tug Alex Mcallister moved
on starbord to assist. At 0500 the bow was out and tow vessel Lauren Foss moved to Pier No.1


An hour later they were into the river.




0630 - heading down river.




They crossed into Delaware at 0800


Photos from tow vessel LAUREN FOSS


Notice Frost on overhead!




Photos by inbound ship - forward to Pilot on towing vessel - forward to Capt. Dwaine - forward to Vern


That's snow covering Forrestal's flight deck above and ice in wake of bulk carrier below.




From FOX NEWS   THERE IS EVEN A BIRD ABOUT TO MAKE A LANDING :)  Fox News has been good to USS Forrestal CVA-59


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LAUREN FOSS   
is under contract with 
All Star Metals LLC
to tow the  USS FORRESTAL CVA-59
to their disassembly yard in Brownsville, Texas