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NEW YORK (Nov. 7, 2009) -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) is commissioned in New York. The ship has 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center towers forged into her bow, and will be used to support humanitarian, amphibious assault, special operations and expeditionary warfare missions around the world.  New York is the sixth U.S. Navy ship named for the state and will be homeported in Norfolk, Va.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Dan Meaney (Released)

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Photo Date
Nov. 7, 2009
Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Dan Meaney
Caption Writer
Oscar Sosa
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
LPD 21
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