Total Run This Leg:
Total Average Speed: 4.32 Knots
Hours / Days This Leg: 164.3 Hours / 6.84 Days
Distance To Go This Leg: 1,386.2 Nautical Miles
Estimated Time Of Arrival: 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 6, Cape Henlopen
Sea Buoy, at the mouth of the Delaware River.
Present Course: 318 Degrees
Winds: Northeast at 25 Knots
Seas & Swells: Combined at 10 Feet
Barometric Pressure: 1016 Millibars
Air Temperature: 82 Degrees
Sea Temperature: 81 Degrees
Visibility: 10 Miles
Sea Floor: Ocean depths beneath the USS New Jersey at this point are
3,116 Meters, or 10,222 Feet.
Panama Canal Transit:
October 16 -
21 / Balboa Pier 14 - 15, Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks, the Gaillard Cut, Gamboa,
Lake Gatun, and the Gatun Locks, and Cristobal. USS New Jersey's clearance into the
Caribbean Sea / Atlantic Ocean was completed at 11:34 a.m., and her mark for the
commencement of the Cristobal, Panama - Philadelphia, PA Third Leg was passed at 11:42
a.m., Thursday, October 21.
Distance Of Second Leg:
September 21 -
October 15 / Long Beach, CA to Balboa Anchorage, Panama: 2,948.7 Nautical Miles, the
longest leg of New Jersey's homecoming voyage.
Total Average Speed Second Leg: 5.18 Knots
Distance Of First Leg: September 12 - 21 / Bremerton, WA to Long Beach,
CA: 1,193.6 Nautical Miles from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard to Long Beach, CA
Total Average Speed First Leg: 5.54 Knots
The USS New Jersey is now Southeast of the Yucatan Channel waypoint, and Cabo
San Antonio on the Western tip of Cuba, on the peninsula of Guanahacabibes, Cuba.
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Submitted by Bob Wernet onboard the Sea Victory.