USS New York (LPD 21) Story Archive

PCU New York hosts its First Distinguished Visitor  (19 August 2009)
Pre-Commissioning Unit New York (LPD 21) hosted its commissioning committee president and New York Jets owner Aug. 18.
After Delivery, PCU New York Crew Looking Forward to Missions  (27 August 2009)
Pre-Commissioning Unit New York (LPD 21) hit another major milestone Aug. 21. Northrop Grumman delivered the ship to the Navy during a ceremony at 9:11a.m. at Northrop Grumman Shipyard.
PCU New York Remembers 9/11  (11 September 2009)
The crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) New York (LPD 21) honored those who lost their lives Sept. 11, during a ceremony that included a timeline from the events of 9/11 narrated by members of the crew.
PCU New York Opens 9/11 Yankee Game  (13 September 2009)
The Yankees recognized Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) New York (LPD 21), the ship's crew members, as well as the commissioning committee during the pre-game ceremony Sept. 11.
PCU New York Receives Special Gift  (9 October 2009)
The crew of the Pre-Commissioning Unit New York (LPD-21) received a special gift from the family of a sailor stationed aboard USS New York (BB-34).
USS New York Sailor Guest Blogger for New York Post  (16 October 2009)
A Sailor aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) New York (LPD 21) has attracted New York City with her Oct. 13 premier as a guest blogger on the New York Post website leading up to the ship's commissioning in New York Nov. 7.
Future USS New York Sets Sail for the Big Apple  (30 October 2009)
Future USS New York (LPD 21) left Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Oct. 29 to begin her four-day transit to New York City where the ship's commissioning ceremony is scheduled to take place on Nov. 7.
New York Lands Marines, Full USMC Static Display in Transit to City  (31 October 2009)
The future USS New York (LPD 21) conducted surface and air onloads Oct. 30 just off the coast of Camp Lejeune, N.C., in preparation for the ship's Nov. 2 arrival in its namesake state, where it is scheduled to be commissioned Nov. 7.
NYC Guests Visit PCU New York  (2 November 2009)
The crew of the future USS New York (LPD 21) and the ship's official commissioning committee offered several New York City distinguished visitors (DV) the once in a lifetime opportunity to embark a history-making U.S. Naval vessel at sea Nov. 1.
PCU New York Crew Hosts Mayor Bloomberg  (2 November 2009)
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg enjoyed some of the World Series game with the crew aboard the future USS New York (LPD 21) Nov. 1.
MAGTF 26 Color Guard Brings History, Tradition to PCU New York Celebrations  (2 November 2009)
Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) 26's color guard is currently embarked aboard the future USS New York (LPD 21), which is in transit to its namesake state where it is scheduled to be commissioned Nov. 7.
New York Arrives in Big Apple  (2 November 2009)
The future USS New York (LPD 21) arrived in the Big Apple Nov. 2, to hundreds of cheering New Yorkers lined up along the waterfront near the World Financial Center.
A Fitting Tribute to the Newest Navy Warship   (6 November 2009)
Symbolically crafted from the wreckage of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, a sculpture honoring fallen New York City firefighters was presented to the newest ship in the Navy, the future USS New York (LPD 21), just days before the ship was commissioned.
Navy Commissions USS New York in Big Apple  (7 November 2009)
USS New York (LPD 21), the fifth San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, built with steel salvaged from the World Trade Center, was commissioned here Nov. 7 in a ceremony held in the shadow of the city for which it is named.
USS New York Receives Piece of World Trade Center  (22 September 2010)
The World Trade Center Steel Foundation vice president, along with Oak Ridge, Tenn., high school students, presented USS New York (LPD 21) with a piece of steel from the World Trade Center Sept. 17 in Norfolk.

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