Harry 1,088 Posted November 8, 2009 Share #1 Posted November 8, 2009 The New York came to life Saturday, becoming the Navy's newest warship - and a proud symbol of fortitude. The $1 billion amphibious transport dock carries 7.5 tons of steel from the World Trade Center in her bow stem. "The New York will be a visible testament to our resilience," said Navy Secretary Ray Mabus as the first watch was set and hundreds of sailors and Marines ran onto the decks of the ship, a tradition signaling the official commissioning of the vessel. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2009/11/07/2009-11-07_uss_new_york_comes_to_life.html#ixzz0WE3D20On Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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