Haze Gray & Underway
The Journey Home (Part III)
Arrival at Pascagoula
The thumbnail images and captions are linked to screen-sized images;
larger images are linked to the words "Hi-Rez Image". All photos are US
Navy Official photos or US DoD Official photos, except as noted. Additional
photos will be added as they become available.
Blue Marlin and Cole arrive off Pascagoula, escorted by
USCGC Cobia (WPB 87311), 13 December 2000
A broadside view of Cole aboard Blue Marlin.
View of the superstructure and hole area.
Aft superstructure and hole area.
Closeup of the hole, draped with a gray tarp.
View of the aft superstructure.
One of the Coast Guard small craft providing security is dwarfed by
Cole and Blue Marlin.
One of the Coast Guard small craft passes by Blue Marlin at speed.
View along Cole's port side.
View of the forward superstructure and hole area.
Cole's stern and Blue Marlin's superstructure.
A Coast Guard 41 foot utility boat trails behind Blue Marlin.
View from astern, looking up Blue Marlin's centerline, showing
Cole's angle on the deck.
A bow-on view of the destroyer, showing the sonar dome.
As Cole and Blue Marlin enter the port, a small group of
well-wishers gathers along the shore.
Cole towers over the crowd on shore.
With tugs alongside, Blue Marin approaches the shipyard.
An overhead view of Blue Marlin and Cole arriving at
Ingalls west bank shipyard is in the background, with three DDGs and
Iwo Jima (LHD 7) along the waterfront.
Cole looms high over the shipyard crew as she arrives at the pier.
Cole and Blue Marlin pierside at Pier 4 of Ingalls'
east bank shipyard.
The view looks aft from Blue Marlin's superstructure, with the
west bank shipyard in the background.
View a video of Cole's arrival at Ingalls. (21 second MPG, 1.7mb).
View a video of Cole aboard Blue Marlin. (87 second MPG, 7.75mb).
Includes various views aboard Cole, Blue Marlin, and from
small boats during the arrival at Pascagoula.
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