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USS Anchorage (LPD 23) Commissioned in Alaska

Sailors and Marines man the rails after bringing the ship to life during the commissioning of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) at the Port of Anchorage, May 4. More than 4,000 people gathered to witness the ship's commissioning in its namesake city of Anchorage, Alaska. Anchorage, the seventh San Antonio-class LPD, is the second ship to be named for the city and the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Alaska. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James R. Evans/Released)

USS Anchorage (LPD 23), an amphibious transport dock ship, was commissioned during a ceremony held May 4 in her namesake city of Anchorage, Alaska. You can watch the commissioning ceremony and replay an enhanced moderated chat of the ceremony below. Below is a moderated enhanced chat of the commissioning ceremony.

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USS Anchorage Joins the Fleet

Introduction by Maj. Gen. Timothy C. Hanifen, U.S. Marine Corps: This weekend, as director of Expeditionary Warfare, I will attend the commissioning of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) as we welcome the newest warship to our fleet, with the motto of “Nil Fato Relinquemus,” translated in English …

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