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December 2, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Aircraft carrier Stennis testing flight operations

The Associated Press BREMERTON — The aircraft carrier John Stennis departed Bremerton Monday for San Diego. A spokeswoman, Lt. Cmdr. Sarah Higgins, says it will conduct flight operations off Southern California but return to Puget Sound in time for Christmas. The carrier has completed a 16-month, $240 million maintenance period at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. Flight operations…

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October 31, 2014 at 10:29 AM

USS Stennis finishing overhaul at Bremerton

The USS Stennis is a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier named after Sen. John C. Stennis of Mississippi. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times, 2008) BREMERTON — After a 16-month overhaul at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, the aircraft carrier John Stennis is preparing to return to sea. The crew of 3,000 is getting ready with a five-day…

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October 21, 2011 at 12:01 PM

Garage & car doors haywire; aircraft carrier blamed

The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln comes home to its port in Everett in 2003 after nearly 10 months serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by John Lok / The Seattle Times) Some Everett residents can tell when the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln is in port because their garage doors may open on their own and…

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