Hospital Ship

Friday, May 12, 2023

U.S. Navy Names Next-Generation Hospital Ship

In a video released for Mental Health Awareness Month, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro announced the new name for the Navy’s

May 12, 2023
Total Views: 12294

Saturday, April 16, 2022
Hospital Ship Mercy In Port

Engineer Who Tried To Kamikaze A US Navy Hospital Ship With A Train Gets Prison

by John Konrad (gCaptain) At the Port of Los Angeles, the locomotive engineer who purposefully ran his train off the tracks at full-speed in an apparent

April 16, 2022
Total Views: 15362

Thursday, September 9, 2021
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Maritime News

Suez Canal Gives Free Passage To World’s Newest Hospital Ship

The Suez Canal has donated free passage to the world’s newest hospital ship Mercy Ships’ newbuild Global Mercy. The ship is currently on the

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 5125

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
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World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Delivered to Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships has taken delivery of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, Global Mercy. The ship was delivered to the international charity at the

June 30, 2021
Total Views: 5269

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Maritime News

USNS Comfort Leaves New York After Treating 182 Patients

The USNS Comfort has departed New York City after supporting Department of Defense’s COVID-19 response efforts to New York and New Jersey residents during

April 30, 2020
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Maritime News

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort to Return to Virginia

The U.S. Navy hospital USNS Comfort has been ordered to return to its homeport in Virginia less than a month after arriving in New York to offer surge capacity

April 22, 2020
Total Views: 181

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort to Start Accepting COVID-19 Patients

The U.S. Department of Defense has opened the hospital ship USNS Comfort to patients with COVID-19 in order to relieve pressure on New York area hospitals, the

April 7, 2020
Total Views: 40

Monday, April 6, 2020
Maritime News

Hospital Ship Patients Test Positive for COVID-19

The Military Sealift Command hospital ships USNS Mercy and USNS Comfort were originally deployed to serve as referral hospitals for non-COVID-19 patients

April 6, 2020
Total Views: 21

Monday, March 23, 2020

Hospital Ship ‘Mercy’ Steaming to Los Angeles to Assist with COVID-19 Response

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy departed her homeport at Naval Station San Diego today and is now underway to Los Angeles in support of the nation’s

March 23, 2020
Total Views: 43

Thursday, March 19, 2020
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Maritime News

California Asks President Trump to Deploy USNS Mercy to Los Angeles ‘Immediately’

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, March 19 (Reuters) – California’s governor on Thursday asked President Donald Trump to send a U.S. Navy hospital

March 19, 2020
Total Views: 147

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Being Deployed to New York

By Keshia Clukey (Bloomberg) — The Navy hospital ship Comfort is being dispatched to New York City, Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters in Albany

March 18, 2020
Total Views: 140

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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Maritime News

As Venezuela Tensions Mount, U.S. to Deploy Hospital Ship to Region

By Phil Stewart May 7 (Reuters) – As tensions with Venezuela mount, the United States is planning to announce on Tuesday the deployment of a military

May 7, 2019
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

USNS Comfort Ordered To Colombia But The Future Remains Uncertain For The Hospital Ship

While visiting Colombia late last week, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced he was sending the hospital ship Comfort at the request of

August 28, 2018
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
usns comfort puerto rico
Maritime News

U.S. Hospital Ship Returns Home from Puerto Rico Relief Mission

Military Sealift Command’s hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) returned to Naval Station Norfolk after providing life-saving medical care in Puerto Rico

November 21, 2017
Total Views: 10

Monday, August 17, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – USNS Mercy Replenishment at Sea

The Japanese oiler JS Mashu in a replenishment at sea with the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2015. Now in its 10th year,

August 17, 2015
Total Views: 32

Friday, May 29, 2015

USS Arizona Incident – Military Sealift Command to Lead Investigation

  The Military Sealift Command will lead the U.S. Navy’s investigation into an incident involving the hospital ship USNS Mercy resulting in damage

May 29, 2015
Total Views: 59

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Maritime News

Ebola Fight: Royal Navy Medical Ship Deployed to West Africa

The UK Ministry of Defence is ramping up its efforts in the fight against Ebola with the deployment of troops, equipment and a medical ship to West Africa as

October 14, 2014
Total Views: 59

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Prepped for Philippines Disaster Relief

One of two hospital ships operated by the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has been put on standby and may be deployed to join in ongoing disaster relief

November 14, 2013
Total Views: 38

Friday, February 15, 2013

Mercy Ships to be Featured on CBS’ “60 Minutes”

Mercy Ships, the international nonprofit organization that operates hospital ships and provides medical aid to those in need, will be featured on CBS’

February 15, 2013
Total Views: 44

Friday, August 10, 2012

Mercy Ships: ‘Why Do We Dry Dock?’

Here is a nice video of a recent dry docking of the Mercy Ship’s hospital Ship AFRICA MERCY. [vimeo 47311612 w=500 h=281] Why Do We Dry Dock? from Mercy

August 10, 2012
Total Views: 72