Ship Photos of the Day – USNS Mercy is Back in Pearl Harbor And Didn’t Hit Anything This Time

Kidding. But seriously, the USNS Mercy arrived back in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday and did not hit anything as it passed the USS Arizona Memorial. The hospital ship arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in Hawaii after supporting Pacific Partnership, the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the … [Read more...]

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, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. While training for crisis conditions, Pacific Partnership … [Read more...]

Ship Photo of the Day – USNS Mercy in Papua New Guinea

The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sits at anchorage in Simpson Harbor off the coast of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, July 6, 2015. Mercy is in Papua New Guinea for its second mission port of Pacific Partnership 2015. Pacific Partnership is in its 10th iteration and is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief … [Read more...]

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 to a floating dock attached to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. The incident occurred Wednesday morning as the USNS Mercy was being maneuvered by tugs in Pearl Harbor in preparation for the hospital ship's … [Read more...]