We asked Tangram 3DS, an internationally recognized 3D computer graphics and animation company, to produce realistic renderings to convey the excitement and majesty of what the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy would look like in Coddington Cove.
We get a lot of questions about the process of getting the ship, and what the next step is. In an effort to make sure everyone understands the sequencing of the steps we must take in order to successfully bring the former USS John F Kennedy to Narragansett Bay, here’s a recap. Our application for… Continue reading Project Update & Recap, June 2014
On Friday February 7, 2014, RADM (Ret) Tom Zelibor and Frank Lennon met in Norfolk with RADM Dixon Smith, Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic; his deputy, retired Navy Captain Fred Crecelius; and Kevin Allison, legal counsel for the Region. We believe the meeting went extremely well, and that it was well worth the trip to Norfolk… Continue reading Progress Continues Toward a Public-Private Partnership with the Navy
Thanks to people like you, 2013 has been a great year for effort to preserve “Big John” as a family attraction, education center and museum. Among our many successes, we are pleased to report that we are several steps closer to meeting the conditions laid down by the Secretary of the Navy and his staff… Continue reading 2013 Year-end Project Update: Bush Endorsement, Town Council OK & More
Over the past several weeks, project leadership has been working behind the scenes at the very highest levels of the Navy to identify the most appropriate berthing location for the ship on Aquidneck Island. We continue to explore all possible Newport County locations. In mid-November, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy and his real estate… Continue reading 2012 Year-end Project Update: Navy Confirms Possible Public-Private Partnership