Goodbyes to a grand old lady.NORFOLK (June 20, 2013) Sailors watch as the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) departs Naval Station Norfolk for Newport News Shipbuilding. Enterprise will be dismantled at the shipyard prior to the scheduled commissioning of the next aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Scott Barnes/Released)
The decommissioned, deactivated aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN-65) awaits dismantling at Newport News Shipbuilding. The island superstructure of the new PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) can be seen in the background, astern.