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USS New York Receives Official Commission

The amphibious transport dock ship USS New York is commissioned in New York. The ship has 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center towers forged into her bow, and will be used to support humanitarian, amphibious assault, special operations and expeditionary warfare missions around the world. New York is the sixth U.S. Navy ship named for the state and will be homeported in Norfolk, Va. (U.S. Navy photo/Petty Officer 1st Class Dan Meaney/Released)



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This work, USS New York Receives Official Commission, by Gerry Gilmore, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.07.2009

Date Posted:11.07.2009 17:53

Photo ID:221191

VIRIN:091107-N-#####-003

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:1.59 MB

Location:NEW YORK, NY, USGlobe

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