Monthly Archives: March 2008

USS New York (LPD 21) Christening

The crest shows its dedication to never forgetting the lives lost on 9/11.

On March 1, 2008, the USS New York (LPD 21) was christened at Northrop Grumman Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans, LA. With 7.5 tons of steel from the World Trade Center in her bow, this amphibious transport dock ship carries the motto, “Strength, Forged Through Sacrifice. Never Forget.” The ship crest includes the mountains, lake […]

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