Published on November 21, 2022 at 11:19 am
Another ship has joined the fleet at Naval Station Mayport.
The pre-commissioned USS Cooperstown arrived Sunday morning ahead of possibly deploying early next year.
The 98 sailors on board spent the last three months in Marinette, Wisconsin preparing to be commissioned, which included building, training and certifying the crew.
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