Departure of US Navy Amphibious Dock Landing Ship USS Pearl Harbor LSD 52

Published on August 1, 2016 by

Pearl Harbor departed Naval Base San Diego for the Southern California coast where her crew will work with embarked partner nations during training evolutions including: small boat, well deck, flight and dive operations. For many Sailors aboard Pearl Harbor, this is their first opportunity to work alongside service members from foreign militaries. The amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) departs Naval Base San Diego en route to take part in the Southern California portion of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 exercise.

Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.



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