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US Navy Vessel Heads Home Following Fire

April 17, 2014

USS Hue City (U.S. Navy photo by Deven B. King)

USS Hue City (U.S. Navy photo by Deven B. King)

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

No injuries to the crew were reported.

According to the U.S. Navy, USS Hue City is currently in transit 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.

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