Curtis Wilbur Attends Shimoda Black Ship Festival

USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) arrived in Shimoda, Shizuoka, Japan, May 17, to participate in the 79th Annual Shimoda Black Ship Festival. The festival commemorates the 164th anniversary of the arrival of Commodore Matthew Perry and the signing of the Japan-American Treaty of Trade and Amity June 17, 1854, which opened trade opportunities with Japan. “It is my second visit…

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