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USS Somerset (LPD 24) Commissioned in Philadelphia

  By Mass Communication Specialist (SW/AW) Elena Pence, USS Somerset Public Affairs PHILADELPHIA (NNS) — USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship, commissioned during a formal ceremony at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, March 1. USS Somerset … Continue reading

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Submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783) Commissioned

NORFOLK, Va. (Sept. 7, 2013) Sailors assigned to Virginia-class attack submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783) man the rails after the order to “bring the ship to life” is given during the commissioning ceremony for Minnesota. Minnesota, the 10th ship of … Continue reading

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