The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up | Manage  Green editions icon Green editions


HeraldNet Headlines
HeraldNet Newsletter Delivered to your inbox each week.
Published: Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 11:32 a.m.

USS Shoup expected to deploy today

  • The USS Shoup steers toward its home port at Naval Station Everett on March 28, 2011, after a 6-month deployment.

    Mark Mulligan / Herald file, 2011

    The USS Shoup steers toward its home port at Naval Station Everett on March 28, 2011, after a 6-month deployment.

EVERETT -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup is expected to depart today on a deployment for six to nine months in the Western Pacific.
The crew of about 300 sailors will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts, which help establish conditions for regional stability, the Navy announced.
The Navy doesn't disclose ahead of time the exact locations of where naval vessels travel while deployed.
The Shoup is part of the Nimitz Strike Group.
The aircraft carrier is sidelined with a mechanical problem to its propulsion system. Officials aboard the Nimitz said the carrier is set to deploy sometime this spring.
The problem was found while the Nimitz was performing pre-deployment maneuvers.
Story tags » Naval Station EverettUSS Nimitz

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.


HeraldNet highlights

Richard Sherman 2.0
Richard Sherman 2.0: Seahawks' star cornerback is equally effective with less bravado
Playing with all they have
Playing with all they have: Highland Christian girls compete, inspire with just 5 players
Wolf population growing
Wolf population growing: Chief concern about more wolves: Livestock attacks
$800K in scholarships, so far
$800K in scholarships, so far: Monroe High's Chloe Cook expects she’ll still need a job