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Tour USS Hornet aircraft carrier in Alameda

Admission fee: $15/person     (Optional meal offship: $10-$15)

 

The USS Hornet is a decommissioned aircraft carrier ported at Alameda Point (former Naval base). Self guided tours and group tours (some in off-limits areas) are available.

Once a month the Hornet hosts Living Ship Day.  There is use of the aircraft elevator, mission briefings, movement of aircraft and so on.  We will be touring on the July Living Ship date.

If we have enough attendees, we might get our own group tour.  If not possible, then we'll join the public tour group.

A suggested dining place after the Hornet tour is the The Wescafe.

Because of current low attendee count, I've opened this up to be a cross-post event with GLBT 40+ Social Group.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    It was nice to see a larger than usual attendance.

    July 24, 2012

  • Pete H.

    Thanks Dale for creating events that are fascinating.

    July 22, 2012

  • Will

    I didnt get the email-- maybe it went to spam, but thanks for the 411. See you at the gangway... :)

    July 20, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Will, I sent out the email again with the directions. Hope you get the second copy. Basically we will meet on the pier at the carrier near the entrance gangway at 9:45-10:10. Please advise if you got the resend. -dale

    July 20, 2012

  • Will

    Would you please tell me where we are going to meet? I have no idea where to go or how to get there...

    July 19, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    just moved to the Bay area from NY/CT few months back....so anything would be new to me!! Looking forward.

    July 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Robert,
    It's quite interesting. I haven't toured for a couple of years, so am expecting to see some new displays. See you there!

    June 24, 2012

  • robert m.

    Never been, looking forward to the tour.

    June 20, 2012

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