For The First Time Since 1999, A U.S Battleship Anchored In The Port Of Ashdod

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The USS John S. McCain conducts a patrol in the South China Sea, January 22, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Navy photo by Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class James Vazquez

The destroyer “Rose” is the first American warship anchored in Ashdod in the past 19 years. Its sailors will visit various locations in Israel and will participate in a project to strengthen ties with Ashdod residents

The destroyer USS Ross arrived Monday morning at Ashdod port. This is the first American warships anchored in Ashdod in the last 19 years.

The USS Ross destroyer is part of the Sixth Fleet of the US Navy. During the visit, USS Ross sailors will visit various locations in Israel and participate in a project to strengthen ties with Ashdod residents. This Thursday, the US Embassy in Israel will hold a special event marking the 243rd birthday of the US Navy.

 

{Matzav.com Israel News Bureau}

3 COMMENTS

  1. Not misleading whatsoever everyone knows Battleships were fazed out after ww2. Therefore they’re referencing a ship of war (Battle) when they write battleship.

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