Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

USS Somerset arrives in Singapore

The USS Somerset arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit on November 13, 2016 while on her maiden voyage. This will be the first port visit for the ship’s crew. During their stay, Sailors and Marines aboard USS Somerset plan to meet and befriend the local community via service projects and will also conduct professional exchanges […]

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Hundreds of sailors deploy, as USS Somerset heads to Middle East

As part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, the USS Somerset began its maiden deployment from San Diego on Friday, reports 10 News.com San Diego. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group also includes the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island and amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock. Aboard the USS Somerset is a crew of 375 sailors, and 700 […]

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USS Arlington completes maiden deployment

Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Stevie Tate of the USS Arlington writes of USS Arlington’s return to her homeport, Norfolk, VA after her maiden deployment. The crew was deployed for seven months, completing missions in national security and maritime security operations. The ship transited 36,740 nautical miles and made port visits to Lisbon; Souda Bay, Greece; […]

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