My wife and I decided to take a short trip to San Diego. We had a great time with great weather (about 90F/30C).
The first day we took in the harbour sights. I have been to the area before, but I enjoy San Diego. We skipped the USS Midway aircraft carrier, which I've been on before so didn't mind. We did tour the ships at the Maritime Museum. The Soviet submarine is fun to walk/crawl through. We also took a 2 hour harbour tour where you get to see up closer the U.S. modern navy and naval base. Lots of activity when we were there. Below are a small selection of ships we saw in San Diego bay.
|HMS Surprise, used in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World movie.|
|B-39 Soviet submarine. I saw her in Vancouver in 1998.|
|Swift Boat, PCF-816. Not open when we were there.|
|USS America (LHA-6) arriving|
Harbour Tour Photos below
|USS New Orleans (LPD-18) arriving|
|F/A-18s, probably from USS Ronald Reagan|
|Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS) just landed|
|USS Ronald Reagan|
|USS Boxer (LHD-4), USS Kidd (DDG-100)? (K100?), and USS William P. Lawrence (DDG-110)|
|USS Peleliu (LHA-5)|
|USS Chancellorsville (CG-62) and USS Essex (LHD-2)|
|Independence-class littoral combat ship|
|USS Spruance (DDG-111) arriving|