Maintenance Issue Delays USS Nimitz’s Transit

US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) has delayed its transit from Naval Base Everett to Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton after discovering a maintenance issue.

USS Nimitz will conduct required maintenance prior to getting underway. The vessel was scheduled to depart Everett for a 16 month scheduled Planned Incremental Availability yesterday.

Nimitz is still scheduled to make a homeport shift to Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton.

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Press release, Image: US Navy