Uss Bonhomme Richard Fire 57 Treated For Injuries After
Uss bonhomme richard (lhd 6) is a wasp class amphibious assault ship of the united states navy commissioned in 1998 as the sixth ship of her class. she is the third ship of the united states navy to bear the name. she was named in honor of john paul jones' famous frigate, which he had named in french "good man richard", in honor of benjamin franklin, the u.s. ambassador to france at the time. Uss bon homme richard (cv/cva 31) was one of 24 essex class aircraft carriers completed during or shortly after world war ii for the united states navy.she was the second us navy ship to bear the name, the first one being named for john paul jones's famous revolutionary war frigate by the same name.jones had named that ship, usually rendered in more correct french as bonhomme richard, to honor. A fire broke out on the u.s. navy assault ship uss bonhomme richard while the vessel was pier side at the navy’s base in san diego on july 12. the fire burned for five days, possibly damaging. Chief of naval operations (cno) adm. mike gilday, right, walks through the amphibious assault ship uss bonhomme richard (lhd 6), july 17, 2020. on the morning of july 12, a fire was called away. The amphibious assault ship uss bonhomme richard’s (lhd 6) heritage committee hosted a celebration jan. 15, celebrating the 25th anniversary of martin luther king jr. (mlk) day. the event included a cake cutting ceremony, informational displays and a speech by chief electronics technician donnielle clay, a guest speaker of the bonhomme.
Us Navy Begins Repair Work On Uss Bonhomme Richard After
Two other naval ships, the uss fitzgerald and the uss russell, had to move farther away because they were threatened by the burning bonhomme richard, a media update from the navy said. despite the. Navy officials announced thursday that the fire on the uss bonhomme richard docked at naval base san diego has been extinguished, and investigators will now examine the 840 foot amphibious assault. The navy will remove the aft mast uss bonhomme richard (lhd 6) this week out of an abundance of caution, after the fire on the ship last month particularly affected the superstructure area of the. Firefighting teams in san diego, calif., worked through the night and into the morning to extinguish a fire that continued to burn aboard the uss bonhomme richard, as the navy on monday raised the. Bon homme richard (cv 31), the second ship to bear the name after john paul jones’s revolutionary war frigate was launched on april 29, 1944 by the new york navy yard. she was sponsored by mrs. j. s. mccain, wife of vice adm. mccain. on november 26, 1944, uss bon homme richard (cv 31) was commissioned with captain a. o. rule, jr., in command.