Hull maintenance technicians hard at work

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Erik M. Rivera Jr.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Erik M. Rivera Jr.

Hull maintenance technicians hard at work

USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19)

YOKOSUKA, Japan (August 3, 2020) - Hull Maintenance Technician (HT) 2nd Class Tarikh Williams, from Wilmington, Delaware, grinds a newly fabricated steel part in the HT shop aboard U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). HTs are responsible for the maintenance, fabrication and repair of shipboard structural, piping and plumbing systems. Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy and, as 7th Fleet command ship, actively works to foster relationships with allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region.

 

 

 

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