Today, the Coleman Bridge opened just after I finished serving breakfast to six guests, and we all got a great show of one of the powerful ships in the US Navy--the Anzio, a guided missile cruiser came into the Naval Weapons Station Yorktown.
Another ship of this class, the Lake Erie, which occasionally comes to Yorktown, was just in the news in a very important way. Here's the link to the story that was on NPR on June 5:
The bridge opens 2 or 3 times a week--and almost always for a navy vessel, almost always in the morning while I'm serving breakfast, and almost always Monday through Friday. It's quite an experience to see these ships coming in and out of port. This is a view of a guided missile destroyer that was here last week: