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Mare Island

Mothball ship, Suisun Bay, Vallejo, Mare Island, Solon Thurman

Vallejo Mare Island Ship Recycling Facility Opens

A ship recycling facility opened in Vallejo Friday morning, making it the first reprocessing center on the West Coast.

KPIX 5–02/18/2011

Mothball ship, Suisun Bay, Vallejo, Mare Island, Solon Thurman

Mare Island Receives First Vessel From Mothball Fleet

Three tugboats pulled a retired steam freighter from Suisun Bay to the Mare Island shipyard Thursday to be dismantled and ultimately recycled.


Suisun Bay mothball fleet. (CBS)

Ship Recycling Startup To Bring Jobs To Vallejo

A Bay Area startup company has been awarded the contract to decommission two military ships in conjunction with the reopening of the Mare Island shipyard in Vallejo.


USS Iowa

Vallejo Battles To Bring Historic Battleship To Mare Island

The cash-strapped city of Vallejo has set its sights on bringing an historic battleship to Mare Island, with hopes of then turning it into a museum and tourist attraction.


San Pablo Bay Mare Island Strait (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,

Vallejo Man Surprises Would-Be Boat Thieves

A man who ran into trouble while boating near Mare Island had another adventure Saturday when he went to pick up his boat and found two men trying to steal it.

CBS San Francisco–12/26/2010