Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

USS New York Hosts U.S., Israeli Leaders

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan B. Trejo,¬†America’s Navy HAIFA, Israel (NNS) — Vice Adm. James Foggo, U.S. 6th Fleet commander, visited the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) for a distinguished-visitor tour with the U.S. Ambassador to Israel and members of the Israel Defense Force Jan. 4. Capt. Christopher […]

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USS New York to Spend New Year’s in Haifa, Israel

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan B. Trejo HAIFA, Israel (NNS) — The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) arrived in Haifa, Israel for a scheduled port visit Dec.31, 2014. While in port, the ship’s Sailors and Marines have the opportunity to visit some local sights, experience the culture, and […]

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The year in business: Last Navy ship departs from Avondale

Jed Lipinski, The Times-Picayune The last Navy warship to be built at Avondale, known as the Somerset, departed the West Jefferson shipyard on Feb. 3 and joined a Navy fleet two months later in a commissioning ceremony in Philadelphia. The departure was deeply symbolic for the troubled shipyard, whose workforce has plummeted from around 5,000 […]

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