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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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USS New York brings 9/11 legacy to Fleet Week in Fort Lauderdale

By Brittany Shammas Sun Sentinel When darkness falls, and it’s nearly time for lights out aboard the USS New York, a voice comes over the loudspeaker. And a prayer for a 9/11 victim echoes throughout the ship. On this Navy vessel, the 2001 terror attacks are more than just a distant memory. Built with 7.5 […]

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USS Somerset Arrives at its New Home Port, San Diego

USS Somerset. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries/Released)

CNS SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The third of three Navy ships named in connection with the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is scheduled to arrive at its San Diego home port Monday. The 684-foot amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset, the ninth vessel of its class, was commissioned March 1 in Philadelphia before an estimated […]

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