5:10 PM: Thanks for the tips, and to Alex Orland for the photo! At sunset, the Bremerton-homeported aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was seen heading northbound past West Seattle, two and a half weeks after its most-recent return.
ADDED 8:01 PM: Thanks to James Tilley for this photo:
MarineTraffic.com shows the Nimitz is about to pass Port Angeles. It’s been out on training voyages getting ready for its next major deployment.