Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

Captain Thomas Dearborn, who commanded USS Somerset, reflects on his military career

U.S. Naval Captain Thomas Dearborn retired on October 1, 2017 after serving nearly 30 years and captaining three ships, including the September 11th ship the USS Somerset, writes Jordan Houdeshell in Mainecampus.com. An immigrant from Korea, who came to the United States as a child, Captain Dearborn said, “Not many folks have the opportunity to command one […]

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USS New York honors 9/11 heroes while preparing for disaster relief efforts

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shamira Purifoy, Navy Public Affairs Support Element East reports from somewhere in the Atlantic about the crew of the USS New York marking the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 aboard the ship that bears 7 tons of World Trade Center steel in her bow. The USS New […]

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USS New York marks September 11 getting ready to help Florida in wake of Irma

Five U.S. Navy ships, USS New York, USS Iwo Jima, USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Farragut and USS San Jacinto, spent the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 heading to Florida to assist communities ravaged by Hurricane Irma, reported Carol Rosenberg for the Miami Herald. USS New York bears 7 tons of World Trade Center steel in her […]

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