USNS Comfort Sets Sail for New York

The hospital ship will arrive Monday. 

The USNS Comfort hospital ship set sail for New York Saturday with a send-off from President Trump.

U.S. Navy Reserve sailors arrived Wednesday to assist with preparations and get the ship ready to head north to New York in response to coronavirus relief efforts. More than 1,200 Navy Reserve sailors and volunteers boarded the ship, including medical personnel and other essential ratings to support the mission.

The Comfort is expected to arrive at Pier 90 in New York on Monday.

On the West Coast, the USNS Mercy has arrived at the Port of Los Angeles.

President Trump traveled to Norfolk, Virginia, to see the ship off and thank all who got her ready in record time and who are on board, answering the call, and showing that America is prepared and able to serve where needed.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the men and women of the Navy Reserve and others who will be staffing the hospital ships.
  • That the USNS Comfort to be utilized by New York hospitals to care for patients who are not coronavirus infected.

Sources:, CNN


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