Jeremiah O'Brien http://kalw.org en Remembering the Bay's Naval history before it floats away http://kalw.org/post/remembering-bays-naval-history-it-floats-away <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After World War Two, </span>Suisun<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Bay was a west coast port for the navy’s largest ships. The first grey </span>goliaths<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> arrived in the bay in 1946, and continued coming in over the following decades. They were meant to be a reserve fleet – so in theory, if the Navy ever needed extra ships, this is where they would get them. But for the most part, they never </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">have</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> needed them. And over time, the fleet has become a graveyard –&nbsp;a graveyard that needs a lot of upkeep.</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 04:35:02 +0000 Ashleyanne Krigbaum 24074 at http://kalw.org Remembering the Bay's Naval history before it floats away