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July 28, 2006
Photo: Navy warship Wasp visiting Newport
Journal photo / Frieda Squires
The U.S. Navy warship Wasp (LHD-1) arrived at Pier 2, Naval Station, Newport, today for a weekend port visit. The ship carries 73 officers and 1,009 enlisted personnel, and a Marine detachment of 1,894. The Wasp is the lead ship of the Navy's first class of multi-purpose amphibious assault ships.
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