Indian Navy Ship To Be Commissioned

Friday, June 22, 2007
A new Indian Navy ship, the INS Jalashwa, will be commissioned at Naval Station Norfolk, the NewsPost reported The Jalashwa was formerly the USS Trenton, an amphibious transport dock ship. The Trenton was decommissioned in January and transferred to the Indian Navy, marking the first time the U.S. has transferred a ship to India. The Indian crew came to Naval Station Norfolk in October 2006 to being training on the ship, which included some at-sea time with the American crew. Friday's commissioning will also mark the first time a ship of this class will enter the Indian fleet. Source: NewsPost

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