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  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Metro Machine, doing business as General Dynamics NASSCO Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida, is being awarded a $34,8 million contract for phased maintenance availability repair work onboard USS New York (LPD 21). This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $37,750,389. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and is […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Sept. 6 that amphibious transport dock ship USS New York will participate in numerous events throughout the city honoring the victims and responders from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Additionally, 170 members of the 9/11 Families Association, which includes […]

  • 5 January 2015

     After it celebrated the New Year’s in Haifa, Israel, the San Antonio-class transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) prepared to continue its deployment on January 4, 2015. The vessel arrived in Haifa, Israel for a scheduled port visit on December 31, 2014. Capt. Christopher Brunett, commanding officer, USS New York, said: We have been presented […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) transited the Strait of Hormuz and entered the Persian Gulf for the first time June 10,during her maiden deployment. The ship, built with seven and a half tons of World Trade Center steel as part of its hull was accompanied by the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew embarked aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), performed the at-sea rescue of an USS New York (LPD 21) Sailor Sept. 11.   The amphibious transport dock USS New York initiated the successful search and rescue mission after the Sailor failed to report for muster. USS New […]

  • 8 December 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Mayport community welcomed over 350 new neighbors to Northeast Florida when the USS New York (LPD 21) changed homeport from Naval Station Norfolk to Naval Station Mayport Dec. 6. USS New York is one of three ships that make up Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG)the Navy is moving from Norfolk, Va., to Mayport, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    USS New York (LPD 21) will return to New York City Nov. 8 for Veterans Week NYC 2013, honoring the service and sacrifice of all American veterans. Named for the victims, families and first responders of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, USS New York, with 7.5 tons of World […]

  • 3 June 2015

    Advancing closer to the completion of deployment, the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) underwent a scheduled agricultural washdown and inspection May 26-31, 2015. In a combined effort, Sailors and Marines assigned to the New York, Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 and the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted the wash down […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    USS New York (LPD 21) Sailors and Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) held a remembrance ceremony honoring the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks while on the ship’s maiden deployment, Sept. 11. Commanding Officer Capt. Jon Kreitz addressed the crew with his remarks about the significance of the events and America’s response […]

  • 12 June 2018

    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) and embarked Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) got underway from Piraeus, Greece, after completing a scheduled voyage repair and port visit. During the seven-day stop, New York completed maintenance normally done in its Mayport, Florida, homeport, ensuring the amphibious […]

  • 9 October 2017

    US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) was prevented from sailing out for potential storm Nate relief operations after a mechanical issue tied it to port. The ship was expected to get underway on October 7, together with amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), but was delayed due to a mechanical […]

  • 6 January 2015

    U.S. 6th Fleet commander, Vice Adm. James Foggo, visited the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) for a distinguished-visitor tour with the U.S. Ambassador to Israel and members of the Israel Defense Force Jan. 4, 2015. Capt. Christopher W. Brunett, USS New York commanding officer, hosted the visit for Foggo, […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) held a change of command ceremony while at sea during her maiden deployment June 20. Capt. Jon C. Kreitz relieved Cmdr. William Herrmann as commanding officer. “While it is a sad day to leave New York, I do so honored to have served with arguably the […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) is anchored off the coast of Kuwait in preparation for the on-loading of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU). New York is part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU), is deployed in support […]

  • 4 March 2015

    An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) lands on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) as another prepares to take off during flight operations. New York is part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and, with the embarked 24th Marine Expeditionary […]

  • 6 July 2015

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD-21) hosted Col. Brendan B. McAloon, the Senior Defense Official in Paris, and Jane D. Hartley, U.S. Ambassador to the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco, for a distinguished visitor tour with Admiral of French Firefighters, Jean-Yves Le Borgne, and guests July 1, 2015. This was the first […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Among the three Sailors amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) who received their Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS) pins June 25, one in particular stood out from the crowd. Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Roxanne Rosalesurena, of Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, started the qualification process when the ship deployed […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Dive Locker at Southeast Regional Maintenance Center in Mayport accomplished a first-ever waterborne repair on one of USS New York’s (LPD 21) propeller blades, enabling the ship to deploy on time with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group Dec. 11. During a routine underwater hull cleaning in mid-November, one blade attachment bolt was found […]

  • 11 August 2014

    Members of partner navies visited USS New York (LPD 21) Aug. 7, 8 and 9, on Naval Station Mayport while participating in PANAMAX 2014, an exercise aimed at developing strong working relationships between multinational forces to ensure the defense of the Panama Canal.   The exercise, which is scheduled to run through Aug. 15, includes […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy amphibious ready group (ARG) assembled around the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima is ready to deploy after tackling the final pre-deployment hurdle. Sailors aboard the three ships constituting the ARG completed a combined composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) December 9, proving they are ready to deploy. Iwo Jima is the lead ship […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrived in Port Everglades, Fla., to participate in the U.S. Navy’s largest community outreach program in South Florida, April 28.   Participating military units include: USS New York (LPD 21) from Naval Station Mayport, Fla. USCGC Dependable from Cape May, N.J. USCGC Bernard Webber from Miami 2nd Marine […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors on board amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) celebrated Italy’s Liberation Day in downtown La Spezia, April 25. Liberation Day is a national holiday for Italy, and Wednesday marked the 67th anniversary of the fall of Mussolini’s Italian Social Republic. Commanding Officer Cmdr. Will Herrmann attended the ceremony as a […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) received the prestigious Marjorie Sterrett Battleship Fund Award for superior performance and battle efficiency among amphibious ships in U.S. Atlantic Fleet.   The award is presented annually by the Chief of Naval Operations to one ship in the Atlantic Fleet and one in the Pacific […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The crews of amphibious transport dock ships USS New York (LPD 21) and USS Arlington (LPD 24) commemorated events of Sept. 11, 2001 at a memorial ceremony aboard New York this morning. “Some of us are probably thinking ‘wow’, it has been twelve years since those tragic events,’” said Capt. Jon Kreitz, New York commanding […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Training & Education

    The tremendous bow of the USS New York will cut through New York Harbor and into the Hudson on Wednesday, with its crew manning the rails. T… (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey , May 23, 2011;

  • 28 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) added another milestone to her maiden deployment with the landing of a U.S. Army AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter on its flight deck, June 22. The Army aviators of 3-159 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB) landed during a joint training exercise designed to improve the Army and Navy’s […]

  • 8 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    GD NASSCO to Christen US Navy’s Future MLP 3 US Navy’s future USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) will be christened on Saturday, February 7, at General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard, in San Diego. Irish Navy Decommissions Its OPV LÉ Aoife The Irish Navy’s has decommissioned one of its Offshore Patrol Vessels after 35 years […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) are challenging themselves to collectively run enough miles to circumnavigate the earth – a competition that started April 1 and will continue until New York returns home from its maiden deployment to accumulate the 24,900 miles needed to complete the challenge. Chief […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two US Navy ships were forced to return to Reykjavik, Iceland, after amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) was damaged in heavy seas while en route to Norway and exercise Trident Juncture. The ship was damaged on October 22 and is currently in Iceland for further assessment. The navy said the ship’s […]