Last update on Aug.12, 2015
Aircraft Carrier Locations

CVN-73 George Washington / CVW-5(NF)
Home Port : Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan
Locations and Remarks
21Aug2008, departed San Diego en route to new homeport Yokosuka, Japan
21Aug-10Sep2008, Pac
12Sep-24Sep2008, WestPac
25Sep2008, pulled into new homeport Yokosuka
01Oct2008, departed Yokosuka
01Oct-04Oct2008, WestPac
05Oct2008, Sea of Japan
06Oct2008, anchored off the coast of Busan, Korea
07Oct2008, Sea of Japan
08Oct-09Oct2008, Busan, Korea
10Oct-30Oct2008, WestPac
31Oct-03Nov2008, Apra Harbor, Guam
04Nov-20Nov2008, WestPac
21Nov2008, returned to Yokosuka
Dec2008-Apr2009,
Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Fleet Activities Yokosuka
06May2009, departed Yokosuka
06May-14May2009,
sea trials, flight deck certifications, and carrier qualifications off the coast of Japan
15May2009, returned Yokosuka
20May2009,
departed Yokosuka
to Combat Operations Efficiency (COE) evaluation
and advanced cyclic flight operations
in preparation for scheduled summer deployment
20May-22May2009, off the coast of Japan
23May-02Jun2009, WestPac
02Jun2009, completed COE evaluation
03Jun-04Jun2009, off the coast of Japan
05Jun2009, returned to Yokosuka
10Jun2009, departed Yokosuka for summer deployment
10Jun-01Jul2009, WestPac
02Jul-05Jul2009, anchored off the coast of Fremantle, Australia
06Jul-31Jul2009, WestPac
01Aug-04Aug2009, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
05Aug-10Aug2009, WestPac
11Aug-14Aug2009, Manila, Philippines
15Aug-18Aug2009, WestPac
19Aug2009,
transited Manado Bay during the Indonesia International Fleet Review
in commemoration of the 64th anniversary of Indonesian independence
20Aug-02Sep2009, WestPac
03Sep2009, returned to Yokosuka
05Sep2009, Family and Guest Day cruise
06Oct2009,
departed Yokosuka
for Fall Deployment in support of maritime security and to participate in ANNUALEX 2009
06Oct-09Oct2009, WestPac
10Oct-16Oct2009, Bilateral Exercise with ROK Navy
17Oct-28Oct2009, WestPac
29Oct-02Nov2009, anchored out in Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong
03Nov-09Nov2009, WestPac
10Nov-17Nov2009,
George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) and
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF)
participated in ANNUALEX 21G
18Nov-22Nov2009, WestPac
23Nov2009, returned to Yokosuka
17Dec2009-May2010
Selective Restricted Availability (SRA) in homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka (FAY)
11May2010, departed Yokosuka for Sea Trials
11May-14May2010, Sea Trials off the coast of Japan
14May2010, returned to Yokosuka
18May2010, departed Yokosuka
18May2010, off the coast of Japan
19May-24May2010,
Carrier Qualifications (CQ) off the coast of Japan
25May-08Jun2010,
Combat Operations Efficiency (COE) evaluation in the WestPac
09Jun-13Jun2010, Yokosuka
14Jun2010, departed Yokosuka
14Jun-02Jul2010, WestPac
03Jul-08Jul2007, Yokosuka
09Jul2010, departed Yokosuka
09Jul-20Jul2010, WestPac
21Jul-24Jul2010, Busan, Republic of Korea
25Jul2010, departed Busan, Republic of Korea
25Jul-28Jul2010,
combined alliance maritime and air readiness exercise "Invincible Spirit"
in the seas east of the Korean peninsula
28Jul2010, completed "Invincible Spirit"
29Jul-30Jul2010, Sea of Japan
02Aug-10Aug2010, WestPac
11Aug-15Aug2010, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
16Aug-02Sep2010, WestPac
03Sep-06Sep2010, Manila, Philippines
07Sep-11Sep2010, WestPac
12Sep-21Sep2010,
joint exercise "Valiant Shield 2010" in the Guam operating area
22Sep-01Oct2010, WestPac
02Oct-06Oct2010, Laem Chaband, Thailand
07Oct-31Oct2010, WestPac
01Nov2010, returned to Yokosuka
24Nov2010, departed Yokosuka
24Nov-26Nov2010, WestPac
27Nov2010,
entered the waters west of the Korean peninsula to participate in a combined military exercise
with the Republic of Korea (ROK)
28Nov-01Dec2010,
military exercise with the Republic of Korea in the waters west of the Korean peninsula
02Dec2010, WestPac
03Dec-10Dec2010,
the Japanese-led exercise Keen Sword 2010 in waters and air space around Japan, WestPac
11Dec-13Dec2010, off the coast of Japan
14Dec2010, returned to Yokosuka
21Mar2011, left Yokosuka as a precautionary measure
21Mar-04Apr2011, in waters near the Japanese islands of Shikoku and Kyushu
05Apr2011, Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan
06Apr2011, departed Sasebo
06Apr-07Apr2011, in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
08Apr-11Apr2011, Sea of Japan
12Apr-13Apr2011, Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan
14Apr2011, departed Sasebo
14Apr-19Apr2011, in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
20Apr2011, returned to Yokosuka
05Jun2011, departed Yokosuka to sea trials
05Jun-07Jun2011, sea trials in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
08Jun2011, returned to Yokosuka
12Jun2011, departed Yokosuka to summer patrol
12Jun-18Jun2011, in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
19Jun-05Jul2011, WestPac
06Jul2011, transited the Sunda Strait and entered the Indian Ocean
07Jul-02Aug2011, Indian Ocean
03Aug-04Aug2011, South China Sea
05Aug2011, Gulf of Thailand
06Aug-10Aug2011, Laem Chabang, Thailand
11Aug-24Aug2011, WestPac
25Aug2011, returned to Yokosuka
27Aug2011, Friends and Family Day Cruise
19Sep2011, departed Yokosuka
19Sep-22Sep2011, in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
23Sep-29Sep2011, East China Sea
29Sep-02Oct2011, Busan, Korea
03Oct-12Oct2011, WestPac, South China Sea
13Oct-14Oct2011, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
15Oct-20Oct2011, Gulf of Thailand
21Oct-24Oct2011, South China Sea
25Oc-26Oct2011, in the local waters off Okinawa, Japan, WestPac
27Oc-04Nov2011,
participated in ANNUAL Exercise 2011 in the local waters off Okinawa, Japan, WestPac
05Nov-08Nov2011, South China Sea
09Nov-13Nov2011, Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong
14Nov-21Nov2011, WestPac
22Nov2011, returned to Yokosuka
Dec2011-May2012
Selective Restricted Availability (SRA) in homeport of Fleet Activities Yokosuka (FAY)
12May2012, departed Yokosuka
12May-15May2012, Sea Trials off the coast of Japan
16May2012, returned to Yokosuka
26May2012, departed Yokosuka
26May-30May2012, in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
31May-19Jun2012, WestPac
21Jun-22Jun2012, Trilateral Exercise with JMSDF and RoKN in the East China Sea
23Jun-25Jun2012, routine operations with RoKN in the Yellow Sea
26Jun2012, Yellow Sea, Sea of Japan
27Jun-29Jun2012, Busan, Republic of Korea
30Jun2012, East China Ses
01Jul-09Jul2012, WestPac
10Jul-14Jul2012, Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong
15Jul-25Jul2012, WestPac
26Jul2012, returned to Yokosuka
06Aug2012, departed Yokosuka
07Aug2012, returned to Yokosuka
20Aug2012, departed Yokosuka
20Aug-23Aug2012, in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
24Aug-10Sep2012, WestPac
11Sep-19Sep2012,
participated in exercise Valiant Shield 2012 in the Guam operating area
20Sep2012, WestPac
21Sep-24Sep2012, Apra Harbor, Naval Base Guam
25Sep-05Oct2012, WestPac
06Oct2012, Strait of Malacca
07Oct-10Oct2012, Port Klang, Malaysia
11Oct2012, Strait of Malacca
11Oct-13Oct2012, Andaman Sea, northeast edge of the Indian Ocean
13Oct2012, Strait of Malacca
14Oct-23Oct2012, South China Sea
24Oct-28Oct2012, anchored Manila Bay, Republic of the Philippines
29Oct-31Oct2012, South China Sea
01Nov-05Nov2012, East China Sea
06Nov-16Nov2012,
participated in exercise Keen Sword in waters and air space around Japan and East China Sea
17Nov-19Nov2012,
transfered more than 1,300 tons of ordnance to USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6)
in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
20Nov2012, returned to Yokosuka
14Feb2013,
Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Berth 12, Fleeet Activities Yokosuka
21Jun2013, departed Yokosuka for Sea Trials
21Jun-23Jun2013, Sea Trials off the coast of Japan
23Jun2013, completed Selected Restricted Availability (SRA)
24Jun2013
ammunition onload with the USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10)
25Jun2013, returned to Yokosuka
26Jun2013, departed Yokosuka
26Jun-30Jun2013, in the local waters off Japan, WestPac
01Jul-14Jul2013, WestPac
15Jul-27Jul2013,
Talisman Saber 2013, off the coast of Queensland, Australia
28Jul2013, completed Talisman Saber 2013
29Jul-02Aug2013, Brisbane, Australia
03Aug-22Aug2013, WestPac
23Aug2013, returned to Yokosuka
24Aug2013, Friends and Family Day Cruise
13Sep2013, departed Yokosuka
13Sep-17Sep2013, local waters off Japan, WestPac
18Sep-03Oct2013, WestPac
04Oct-06Oct2013, Busan, Republic of Korea
07Oct-08Oct2013, WestPac
09Oct-13Oct2013,
exercises with the Republic of Korea Navy off the Korean Peninsula
14Oct-25Oct2013, WestPac
26Oct-30Oct2013, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
31Oct-07Nov2013, WestPac
08Nov-11Nov2013, anchored in Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong
11Nov-13Nov2013, East China Sea
14Nov-21Nov2013,
support Operation Damayan,
the humanitarian efforts in response to Typhoon Haiyan
in the vicinity of the Leyte Gulf
22Nov-24Nov2013, East China Sea
25Nov-28Nov2013,
participated in Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 2013
in waters and air space around Japan and East China Sea
29Nov-01Dec2013, local waters off Japan, WestPac
02Dec-03Dec2013,
ammunition off-load with USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) in the local waters off Japan
04Dec2013, local waters off Japan
05Dec2013, returned to Yokosuka
Jan2014-May2014,
three-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Berth 12, Fleeet Activities Yokosuka
19May2014, departed Yokosuka
19May-22May2014, Sea Trials off the coast of Japan
23May2013, returned to Yokosuka
24May2014, departed Yokosuka
24Mayp-07Jun2014, local waters off Japan
08Jun-15Jun2014, WestPac
16Jun-19Jun2014, anchored in Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong
20Jun-25Jun2014, WestPac
26Jun-30Jun2014, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
01Jul-10Jul2014, WestPac
11Jul-14Jul2014, Busan, Republic of Korea
15Jul-25Jul2014, off the Korean Peninsula
26Jul-31Jul2014, WestPac
01Aug-04Aug2014, Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan
04Aug-07Aug2014, Tiger Cruise
08Aug2014, returned to Yokosuka
02Sep2014, departed Yokosuka
02Sep-05Sep2014, local waters off Japan
06Sep-14Sep2014, WestPac
15Sep-23Sep2014,
participated in exercise Valiant Shield 2014 in the Guam Operating Area
24Sep-01Sep2014, WestPac
02Oct-04Oct2014, Apra Harbor, Guam
05Oct-22Oct2014, WestPac
23Oct-25Oct2014, Manila, Republic of the Philippines
26Oct-27Oct2014, WestPac
28Oct-01Nov2014, Apra Harbor, Guam
02Nov-10Nov2014, WestPac
11Nov-19Nov2014,
participated in exercise Keen Sword
in waters and air space around Japan and East China Sea
20Nov-24Nov2014, local waters off Japan
25Nov2014, returned to Yokosuka
Dec2014-May2015
Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Berth 12, Fleeet Activities Yokosuka
11May2015, departed Yokosuka for sea trials
11May-14May2015, sea trials off the coast of Japan
15May2015,
completed SRA and returned to Yokosuka

18May2015, departed Yokosuka
18May-23May2015, local waters off Japan
24May-18Jun2015, WestPac
19Jun-23Jun2015, Grain Wharf in Port of Brisbane, Australia
24Jun-06Jul2015, WestPac
07Jul-18Jul2015,
exercise Talisman Sabre 2015,
Timor Sea off the northern coast of Australia
19Jul-09Aug2015, Pac
10Aug2015, arrived at San Diego