June 21, 1973 - After
changing course and speed a thousand times we are back in Philly
July 10, 1973 - For the last
time as a unit of the United States Navy we head for blue water
August 15, 1973 - A very sad
day, the gallant old lady of the seas is decommissioned after 29 years, 6
months and 20 days of faithful service.................Remember her and the
over 5,000 men who helped her serve!