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USS Hornet Private Tours and BBQ Lunch
May 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
All aboard the USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier Museum in Alameda! Attendance will be limited, so please register soon. Join us for a BBQ lunch and docent-led tours of the ship. The Hornet CV-12 will be closed to the public this day, so we’ll have it to ourselves for three hours to wander and view exhibits plus many restored aircraft. We will also take advantage of individual group tours by docents who share the stories of this historical venue that includes a permanent exhibit displaying the capsules and equipment used to recover the (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_11) and (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_12) astronauts when they returned from the Moon. Signups at 11, tours start at 11:15. A buffet style lunch will be served at 12:15 with choice of chicken/Ribs and various salads. Please bring warm clothing and comfortable shoes – lots of steps! Deck is fine, but some tours not good for mobility impaired. Members may bring 1 paid guest. Tour Options Include: Engine Room: Tour Highlights: Catapult Machinery Room, Weapons Hub, Engine Room Island: Tour Highlights: Navigation, Pilot House, Captain’s Bridge 3rd Deck: Tour Highlights: Ge-Dunk, Galley & Mess Decks, Athletic Locker, Cobbler Shop, Laundry, Sickbay For more info www.uss-hornet.org Agenda: Meet with friends, wander the museum and sign up for tours. BBQ Lunch from Noon-1PM Finish up tours and visit displays, restored aircraft the gift shop. USS Hornet , 707 West Hornet Ave, Alameda, California, United States, 94501, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/312271