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Navy's newest amphibious ship to arrive in San Diego


Last updated 11/20/2012 at Noon

SAN DIEGO - The U.S. Navy's newest amphibious ship will arrive in its homeport of San Diego for the first time Wednesday, the Defense Department announced today.

The 864-foot USS Anchorage, under the command of Capt. Brian Quin, took about two years to build and began sailing toward San Diego from its shipbuilding site in Avondale, La., on Oct. 30, according to the Naval Surface Forces public affairs office.

''Sailing Anchorage to San Diego culminates those years of hard work by both her shipbuilders and her crew,'' Quin said in a statement. ''We are excited to be reunited with our famili...

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