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The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) prepares to return to sea fully mission capable after completing repairs at the Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (ASRY) Shipyard dry dock.
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MANAMA, Bahrain (May 12, 2009) The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) prepares to return to sea fully mission capable after completing repairs at the Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (ASRY) Shipyard dry dock. At the ASRY Shipyard, dry dock repairs were made to the ship's damaged hull, ruptured fuel tank and ballast tanks, which was damaged in a collision with USS Hartford (SSN 768) March 20, 2009, in the Strait of Hormuz. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication 2nd Class Nathan Schaeffer/Released)

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