No Injuries as Two U.S. Navy Vessels Involved in Minor Mishap Off East Coast

February 5, 2019 – No personnel were injured when a U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser and dry cargo ship made contact during an underway replenishment off the southeastern coast of the United States, Feb. 5. USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5) were able to safely operate after the incident. Damage will be assessed when the…

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USFF Directs Norfolk Ships to Sortie Ahead of Florence, Installations Set TCCOR III

September 8, 2018 – Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command ordered all Navy ships in the Hampton Roads area to set Sortie Condition Alpha; ships are completing final preparations and will begin to sortie Sept. 10, ahead of Hurricane Florence. There are nearly 30 ships preparing to get underway from Naval Station Norfolk and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek as Hurricane…

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US Navy Expands Bureaucracy with Recreation of Second Fleet While Keeping the Replacement

August 22, 2018 – Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F) revealed a new crest and motto, designed to represent the fleet’s new mission, Aug. 22, prior to the establishment ceremony on Aug. 24 in Norfolk, Virginia. The symbolism is rich and reflective of the purpose of C2F. The logo’s centerpiece is a shield divided into two points. The top of the…

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USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Iwo Jima, USS New York and USS Farragut Underway

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Adm. Phil Davidson, has ordered the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), and amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) to get underway Sept. 8, to be in position to provide humanitarian relief in support of federal, state and local authorities if requested. Arleigh…

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