Category Archives: cruiser

Guided-missile cruiser Antietam wraps up 260-day deployment


The guided-missile cruiser Antietam is back in Yokosuka, Japan, following a 260-day deployment. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of the Antietam crew and the embarked air detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 77 had to remain aboard the ship during the deployment in the 7th Fleet’s area of operation. Only a few pier-restricted […]

Navy guided-missile cruiser spills 4K gallons of fuel into Virginia river


YORKTOWN, Va. — A large warship spilled 4,000 gallons of fuel into a Virginia river late last week, the U.S. Navy has confirmed. The USS Philippine Sea, a guided-missile cruiser, spilled the diesel fuel into the York River on Thursday morning, news outlets reported. The ship was at a pier at the Naval Weapons Station […]