UPDATE: Hue City to Return to Mayport Following Fire


Story Number: NNS140416-04Release Date: 4/16/2014 10:16:00 AM
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From U.S. Fleet Forces Public Affairs

NORFOLK (NNS) -- U.S. Fleet Forces announced late Monday that USS Hue City (CG 66) would return to her homeport of Mayport, Fla. following a fire that occurred April 14.

There were no injuries to the crew, and the ship continues to operate under her own power.
Hue City is currently transiting toward Mayport in company with USS Gettysburg (CG 64). Both ships are scheduled to return to port on Friday morning.
The extent of the damage is being assessed, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

For more news from U.S. Fleet Forces Command, visit www.navy.mil/local/clf/.

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