USS Fitzgerald returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka aboard MV Transshelf

USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) returned to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka today aboard heavy lift transport vessel Transshelf. Fitzgerald returned to repair two punctures in her hull caused by the heavy lift vessel’s steel support structure during on load at anchorage. Repairs are expected to extend the on load process by a few days, after which Transshelf will transport Fitzgerald to Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) in Pascagoula, Mississippi for further repairs and upgrades. Fitzgerald was towed to deep water to begin the heavy lift process Nov. 24. In the months prior…

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