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USS New York back in Mayport after mission to capture Benghazi suspect

The USS New York arrived at Mayport Naval Station, the new home port for the state of the art amphibious transport dock that is part of an amphibious readiness group to be stationed in Jacksonville. Bob.Self@jacksonville.com

By Clifford Davis Florida Times-Union After transporting the suspected terrorist behind the September 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, the USS New York is now back at Mayport Naval Station. Ahmed Abu Khattala was flown off the New York to Washington on Saturday and was arraigned […]

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USS New York, carrying a Benghazi suspect, has gone dark

An overhead view of the USS New York. (Defense Department)

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff Washington Post Where is the USS New York? At 684 feet long and displacing over 24,900 tons, the Mayport, Fla.-based San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock is no smart car of the seas. Yet the vessel has gone “dark” for more than a week now. The low profile might have something to do with […]

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USS New York receives Marjorie Sterrett Battleship Fund Award

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Cyrus Roson DVIDS USS NEW YORK, At Sea – The amphibious transport dock ship USS New York received the prestigious Marjorie Sterrett Battleship Fund Award for superior performance and battle efficiency among amphibious ships in U.S. Atlantic Fleet. The award is presented annually by the chief of naval operations to […]

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