MARE ISLAND - South Piers

Here is view of the south area, from the air in May 1980.. From left to right: ARD-24, river craft of Special Boat Unit 11 (SBU-11),
USS Kiska (AE-35),
USS Parche (SSN-683), and YM-35 dredging the area.  Mare Island photo.
  
A long time ago there were warships in RESERVE at these piers as the image below displays on  March 31, 1963.   Navsource

From Right to Left: Unknown Cleveland Class Light Cruiser, USS Vicksburg (CL 86), USS Bremerton (CA 130),
 USS Worcester (CL 144), USS Roanoke (CL 145), USS Tucson (CLAA 98). By Dennis Tyra at Navsource
View as posted on a Navy History Page

This Cruiser photo came to Vern as he posting history of USS Taluga AO-62 where it refueled USS Tucson on 13 June, 1945 while moored in Ulithi Islands.

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