Let's Have a Fleet of 15 Hospital Ships

Dolbow, Jim
February 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2008, Vol. 134 Issue 2, p12
Conference Proceeding
The article presents the author's views about the importance of adding a fleet of 15 hospital ships to the existing capacity of the U.S. Navy. The author says that it would be a great boon for the shipbuilding industry that so desperately needs some work to remain afloat. Also, additional hospital ships would speed up the U.S. response to natural disasters around the globe, saving lives in the process. The author also says this would aid in winning hearts and minds of people around the globe.


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