USS Trenton Finds New Home in Indian Navy

Monday, June 25, 2007
The USS Trenton has a new name now that it has become part of the Indian navy, according to a report on www.hindu.com. The 570-ft. (174-m) Austin-class amphibious tranport dock became the INS Jalashwa during a ceremony at the Norfolk Naval Station in Virginia. The U.S. Navy launched the USS Trenton 1968, and commissioned it in 1971. The latest in a line of ships named after the New Jersey capital, the USS Trenton aided with evacuations of civilians from Somalia in 1991, Liberia in 1996 and Lebanon last year. (Source: www.hindu.com)
Maritime Reporter August 2013 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Environmental

Coast Guard Preps for Arctic Research

A team of scientists from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Research and Development Center (RDC) will depart from Seward, Alaska, for a technology evaluation in the

Great Lakes Shipyard Wins EPA Drydock Contract

Great Lakes Shipyard has been awarded a contract for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) vessel R/V Lake Explorer II. The scope of work will include drydocking,

Salvage Crews Avert Disaster in the Galápagos

Mammoet Salvage helps avert environmental disaster in the Galápagos Islands Mammoet Salvage and its partner, CPT Remolcadores SA of Chile, recently responded

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2132 sec (5 req/sec)