USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) Arrives in Limassol, Cyprus > United States Navy > News Tales

The crew of Paul Ignatius is thrilled to be in Cyprus and is trying ahead to exploring the attractive metropolis and island. "We're all excited to be right here in Limassol," mentioned Ens. Alfred Lin, a sailor onboard the ship. “;We’;ve heard nice issues in regards to the metropolis and are trying ahead to making an attempt

among the native delicacies and having fun with the varied actions accessible.”

Commanding Officer Cmdr. Corry Lougee expressed his pleasure in regards to the port go to. “We’re thrilled to be in Limassol and the crew is trying ahead to exploring the town. We have deliberate a spread of actions, together with visits to native landmarks, cultural occasions, and leisure actions. Our sailors are excited to expertise the wealthy historical past and tradition of Cyprus and we’re assured that they may have a good time. Throughout its port go to, the crew of Paul Ignatius can have the chance to participate in varied cultural and leisure actions, together with visiting native landmarks such because the Limassol Fortress, the Folklore Museum, and the Archeological Museum. They will even have the possibility to get pleasure from water sports activities and actions on the seaside, and participate in cultural occasions and festivals that showcase the wealthy historical past and heritage of Cyprus.

The ship’s arrival in Limassol marks the primary time that Paul Ignatius has visited the port metropolis. The port go to is predicted to final a number of days, throughout which period the crew can have the chance to calm down and revel in one another’s firm.

USS Paul Ignatius, named in honor of Paul Ignatius, a distinguished public servant and World Struggle II Navy veteran who served because the 59th Secretary of the Navy, is provided with superior expertise and weaponry, enabling it to execute a wide selection of missions, together with anti-air, anti-submarine, and anti-surface warfare operations. Paul Ignatius is on a scheduled deployment within the U.S. Naval Forces Europe space of operations, employed by the U.S. 6 th Fleet to defend U.S., allied and companion pursuits.