This entry was posted on June 27, 2013 by Sri. It was filed under Transport and was tagged with Canon 60D, San Diego, US Navy Destroyer.
Great photo but I have to tell you, this is not a destroyer. It’s an amphibious transport dock ship. The navy designation is a LPD. Destroyers are designated as DD. This ship happens to be the USS NEW ORLEANS. I happened to be at it’s commissioning in New Orleans in March 2007. To many it might seem a trivial distinction but for those who served on these ships it’s a BIG DEAL. Cheers and fair winds and following seas.
June 28, 2013 at 7:51 AM
Thank you for correcting me. I really appreciate your response. Have a great day!
September 7, 2013 at 11:56 PM
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