Mothball Fleet Cargo Ship Makes Final Voyage


THE “CAPE BORDA” IS MAKING ITS FINAL VOYAGE. SHE DEPARTED THIS MORNING FROM THE SUISUN BAY RESERVE FLEET NEAR THE BENICIA BRIDGE… TO MARE ISLAND DRY DOCK IN VALLEJO. THE SHIP WILL MAKE ITS FINAL STOP IN TEXAS. KPIX FIVE JOHN RAMOS SHOWS US WHAT’S LEFT OF THE “MOTHBALL FLEET”. WHEN THE CARGO SHIP CAPE BORDA LEFT THE SUISUN BAY RESERVE FLEET THIS MORNING IT MAY NOT HAVE MARKED THE END OF AN ERA BUT IT IS THE END OF THE CAPE BORDA. THE SHIP IS BEGINNING A FINAL VOYAGE TO TEXAS TO BE CLEANED BEFORE SHIPPING OFF TO BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS FOR RECYCLING.

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