Combat Fleets

Wertheim, Eric
October 2004
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct2004, Vol. 130 Issue 10, p90
Conference Proceeding
This article presents information about some ships of the world. The patrol boat Hellenic Ship Pigassos, of the Norwegian Nasty class, helped monitor more than 9,000 miles of coastline in the Ionian, Aegean, and Mediterranean Seas during the 2004 Olympic summer games along with dozens of Greek naval and coast guard vessels. The USS Valley Forge, built at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Ingalls Operations at Pascagoula, Mississippi, was commissioned on 11 January 1986. Forth of the 27-ship Ticonderoga (CG-47) class, the Valley Forge fought in wars to liberate both Kuwait (1991) and Iraq (2003) and spent many deployments in the war on drugs.


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