question for those that have been in the navy

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    Would a ship be sent on deployment when it's scheduled to be decommissioned within a year?
     
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    Wasn't in the Navy but ...

    USS Ticonderoga to Make Final Deployment Before Decommissioning
     
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    Thanks. I was just wondering why the government would send a nuclear carrier to the gulf when it was scheduled to be decommissioned within a year. I kind of felt that the government would send one of the convectional warfare class ships but not a nuclear carrier. But I wasn't in the navy so I didn't know.
     
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    What? Are you trying to suggest something?
     
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    Remember the Maine is suggesting one thing. Could you clarify what you meant by
    Remember the Maine.

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    It's obvious, think about it. The ship is due to be decommissioned, if it is sunk, it's no loss.

    Except for the dead of course.
     
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    It's a nuclear aircraft carrier, not what I would say it's no lose.
    However, the government would save money because the cost to decommission a nuclear ship is very expensive.
     

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