USS Anchorage on a four-day visit to Visakhapatnam

During the ship’s four-day stay in Visakhapatnam, professional interaction in the form of Subject Matter Expert Exchanges, informal engagements during social functions and sports fixtures are planned in addition to cross deck visits. (Photo by Eastern Naval Command)

USS Anchorage, a Landing Platform Dock (LPD) ship of the United States Navy arrived in Visakhapatnam on Saturday. On arrival, the ship was given a traditional welcome with the ENC Band in attendance.

The ship commanded by Capt Dennis Jacko belongs to the Essex Amphibious Ready Group of the Fifth Fleet of the United States Navy and is based in Bahrain.

During the ship’s four-day stay in Visakhapatnam, professional interaction in the form of Subject Matter Expert Exchanges, informal engagements during social functions and sports fixtures are planned in addition to cross deck visits.

The ship would also take part in a passage exercise with Indian Navy Ship Rajput whilst departing Visakhapatnam on 26 December.

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