US Navy Yokosuka Assists in Drydocking of JS Ensyu

July 3, 2019 – Sailors and civilian members of U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) Port Operations and Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) assist Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) auxiliary, multi-purpose support ship Ensyu (AMS 4305) during a dry dock evolution for scheduled maintenance, July 2. The 1960 Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan states that when CFAY facilities and areas are temporarily not being used, the interim use of the facilities – such as Dry Docks 1, 2 and 3…

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USS Barry completes dry dock period in Japan

December 3, 2018 – USS Barry (DDG 52) left the dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, and concluded a routine Docking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA), Dec. 3. Barry began its DSRA period November 2017 at the Navy’s Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) Yokosuka, where a SRF-JRMC team and Barry’s crew worked to repair and modernize the ship. “I am extremely proud of the entire Barry and SRF-JRMC team and the dedication, hard work and perseverance it took to get the ship to this point,” said…

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USS John S. McCain Leaves Dry Dock, Continues Repairs in Yokosuka

November 27, 2018 – USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) achieved a major milestone this week as it successfully launched from dry dock and moored pierside at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Nov. 27. This milestone is an important step in the ongoing effort to repair and restore one of the U.S. Navy’s most capable platforms, and reflects nearly a year’s worth of wide-reaching and successful coordination across multiple organizations. The ship entered dry dock at the Navy’s Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) Yokosuka in February. “After…

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USS John S. McCain Reopens Maverick Cafe

November 20, 2018 – USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) re-opened her mess decks Nov. 19. This is the first day that normal food service operations have been running aboard John S. McCain since the deadly collision on Aug. 21, 2017. “Regaining the ability to serve the crew food aboard the ship is yet another step towards returning to normal operations, and is a huge boost to the morale of the crew,” said Lt. (j.g.) Kathryn Hussy, the supply officer onboard John S. McCain. The re-opened mess aboard John S.…

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USS Mississippi visits Yokosuka

USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Nov. 6 for a visit as part of its Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. The visit strengthens the already positive alliance between the U.S. and Japan through the crew’s interaction with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. It also demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s commitment to regional stability and maritime security in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. “It is great to be back in Yokosuka!” said Cmdr. Eric J. Rosek, commanding officer. “After several months at sea it is always important to be able…

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