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Old 08-20-2020, 09:52 PM
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Charleston might actually be a good place to refuel her, because one of the few places that makes appropriate low-enriched uranium is Westinghouse's Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility in Hopkins, SC. The only one on the West Coast is Framatome, in Richland, WA (just outside Kennewick). You could mix HEU with LEU or UEU to get an appropriate enrichment level, but I don't think there'd be much HEU to spare in a Twilight War scenario.

Assuming it fueled in Charleston and the Navy Yard there couldn't do the rest of a refit, that could take place up the coast at Sparrows Point Shipyard, which has a graving dock for supertankers and was still part of Bethlehem Steel until the mid to late 90s.
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