The U.S. Navy is preparing to deploy its two hospital ships — USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy —in response to the coronavirus outbreak. However, in a press briefing at the Pentagon yesterday,
USNS Comfort (TAH 20)
DECEMBER 8, 2018 — Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, SC, has won a $9,062,606 contract for the mid-term availability of the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), commencing on Jan. 8, 2019.
OCTOBER 11, 2017—With its electrical grid wiped out by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico will have to rely on generators to produce power for its homes, businesses, nursing homes, and hospitals for months.
JANUARY 5, 2017 — Boston Ship Repair LLC, Boston, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $17,244,435 firm-fixed-price contract for a7 5-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of the hospital