Category Archives: USS NEW YORK & Sister Ships

USS New York Holds Change of Command

Capt. Jon C. Kreitz, outgoing commanding officer amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) gives welcome remarks during change of command ceremony aboard New York. Photo by MC2 Cyrus Roson

By MC3 Angus Beckles USS New York Public Affairs Amphibious transport dock USS New York held the ship’s third change of command ceremony on Feb. 14. Capt. Christopher Brunett, New York’s outgoing executive officer, relieved Capt. Jon Kreitz as commanding officer. “Thank you for being the best executive officer I could have asked for, you […]

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Ice sculpture of USS Somerset – video

By Amber Rosado Daily American To watch a video of the carving of an ice sculpture of the USS Somerset, please click here.

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Coshocton native is firefighter on new ship

River View graduate Petty Officer 1st Class Gary Sells serve on a ship named in honor of those who died during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the USS Somerset. / Submitted

By Leonard Hayhurst Coshocton Tribune Petty Officer 1st Class Gary Sells is proud to be serving on the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship, but he is even prouder to serve on a ship named in honor of those who died during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The USS Somerset is named for Somerset County, […]

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