USS Philippine Sea Completes Homeport Shift to Norfolk

June 11, 2021 – Continuing the Navy’s strategic realignment of ships, USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) arrived here today, making Norfolk its new homeport June 10, 2021. Due to excess port loading in Mayport, Fla., the ship, its crew and families moved from there in order to support their upcoming Selected Restricted Availability in a Norfolk-area shipyard. Its departure marks…

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USS Philippine Sea of CTF150 Interdicts Heroin in North Arabian Sea

February 2, 2021 – USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) interdicted a shipment of more than 600 lbs. (275 kg) of suspected narcotics from a dhow in the international waters of the North Arabian Sea January 30th. Seven bags of suspected narcotics were seized and tested, resulting in a seizure of approximately 600 lbs. (275 kg) of suspected heroin, worth $2.89…

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