USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) entering the Black Sea. Photo by Yörük Işık used with permission
Two U.S. Navy ships are among the naval forces in the Black Sea this week to participate in an international military exercise co-hosted by the U.S. and Ukraine.
USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) in dry dock at the Viktor Lenac Shiyard in 2011. Photo via Wikipedia
A 45 minute fire onboard the U.S. 6th Fleet command ship in late July will extend its stay in a Croatian shipyard by at least additional eight weeks, Navy officials told USNI News on Tuesday. Read More
USS Mount Whitney (LCC20) is tugged in to the staging area to begin the dry dock process in the Viktor Lenac Shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia on Jan. 19, 2015. US Navy
USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) suffered a 45 minute fire that has caused an unknown amount of damage on the U.S. Navy’s Europe-based command ship, a service official told USNI News on Monday. Read More
USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) participates in a passing exercise with vessels from the Georgian coast guard in the Black Sea on Oct. 18, 2014. US Navy Photo
The U.S. command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) has left the Black Sea after several port calls with allies in the region, according to a Tuesday release from U.S. 6th Fleet. Read More