Portland (LPD 27) Delivered to the U.S. Navy

Portland (LPD 27) Delivered to the U.S. Navy
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(Left to right) Capt. J.R. Hill, Cmdr. Jon Letourneau and Mike Pruitt sign the DD 250 document officially transferring custody of the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27) from HII to the U.S. Navy. Hill is Portland’s prospective commanding officer; Letourneau is the Navy’s LPD 17-class program manager, and Pruitt is Ingalls’ LPD 27 program manager. Photo by Michael Duhe/HII