Aboard Navy ship, working toilets elusive

Aboard Navy ship, working toilets elusive

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Crew members on the George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf say they sometimes can't find a working toilet aboard because of plumbing outages.

Navy looking at possible uninspected welds

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy says it is going back over the welding work performed on 13 ships after an inspector admitted falsifying completion reports.

USS George H.W. Bush to be commissioned

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Former President George H.W. Bush is set to be the keynote speaker Jan. 10 when a nuclear aircraft carrier bearing his name is commissioned in Virginia.

Bush family celebrates carrier christening

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush christened a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in Newport News, Va., Saturday named after his father, the 82-year-old former president.

Carrier USS Bush on pace for Oct. launch

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 16 (UPI) -- The upper bow section was attached Wednesday on the USS George H.W. Bush as construction of the last Nimitz-class aircraft carrier continued at a record pace.
USS George H.W. Bush

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and final Nimitz-class supercarrier of the United States Navy.[1] She is named for the 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush, who was a naval aviator during World War II. Bush's callsign is Avenger, after the TBM Avenger aircraft flown by then-Lieutenant George Bush in WWII. Construction began in 2001 at the Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard and was completed in 2009 at a cost of $6.2 billion.[2] She is homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

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