USS Arleigh Burke Arrives at New Homeport of Rota

April 12, 2021 – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) arrived in its new homeport, Naval Station Rota, Spain, as the U.S. Navy’s newest Forward Deployed Naval Forces- Europe destroyer, April 11, 2021. Prior to arriving in Rota, Arleigh Burke operated with USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), Virginia-class attack submarine USS Vermont (SSN 792), and P-8A maritime patrol…

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BNS Crocus Deploys to SNMCMG1

April 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – This Saturday April 10, the M917 Crocus mine hunter left the port of Zeebrugge to join the Standing NATO Mine Counter Measure Group 1 (SNMCMG1) fleet for eight weeks. This is currently under Dutch command. From August to November, the ship and her crew had already participated in this permanent NATO fleet. Everyone therefore…

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USCGC Shearwater Decommissioned

April 15, 2021 – The Coast Guard decommissioned the cutter Shearwater during a ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May that was presided over by Capt. Jonathan Theel, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, April 15, 2021. Shearwater was one of the Coast Guard’s 70 remaining 87-foot Marine Protector-class patrol boats. TRACEN Cape May is now…

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