Thursday, June 24, 2010

In The Navy . . .

This week a warship dropped anchor in San Francisco.

After doing some research I decided the ship was blog worthy.

The warship is the Russian cruiser Varyag which is the flagship of Russia's Pacific fleet. The ship has 16 cruise missiles on board.

What made this ship's visit to the City even more historic is that it is the first Russian surface warship to visit San Francisco in 147 years. The last visit was in 1863.

The ship was open to the public on Thursday for several hours and the line to get on board was rivaled only by the lines of people seen in front of Apple retail stores trying to get the iPhone4.

The Song Of The Day - In The Navy by Village People

1 comment:

  1. We've come a long way since the Cuban blockade of '62.