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Suisun Bay

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    U.S.S. Iowa Sails Out of Bay on "Last Mission" (Photos)

    Gabor GardonyiAnchors aweigh...​Just over an hour ago, the mighty U.S.S Iowa sailed beneath the Carquinez Bridge and past Mare Island, soon to leave the bay forever on the last voyage of the "last battleship." It's a somewhat poignant moment in a long and strange journey for the 887-foot onetime p ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    U.S.S. Iowa's Final Battle Pits Vallejo vs. L.A.

    If only someone would tow this thing to Des Moines​By Jan. 18, Vallejo must submit a plan for slithering out of bankruptcy. Former banker Merylin Wong, the head of a maritime enthusiast's group there, has a plan for keeping the city on firm financial footing henceforth: Pay millions of dollars yea ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 6, 2008
  • News

    September 12, 2007

    USS Iowa, Any Takers?

    Will $250,000 hole in the water stay afloat or be scrapped for target practice?

  • News

    January 10, 2007

    Battleship Down

    The USS Iowa was once considered a lock as a San Francisco tourist attraction. So why is the historic warship rusting in Suisun Bay?

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