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Secretary Clinton to Deliver Principal Address at the Commissioning of the USS New York

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 6, 2009


Secretary Clinton will deliver the principal address at the commissioning of the USS New York tomorrow, November 7, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. alongside Pier 88, at 48th Street and 12th Avenue near the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum.

The USS New York’s bow was constructed from 7.5 tons of steel retrieved from Ground Zero. It is the newest entry to the U.S. Navy's fleet of San Antonio-class warships and is available for public viewing through November 11, 2009.

The event is open to the press. Press interested in attending should contact Jonathan Blyth at 202-270-8136 or

For more information, please visit the official website of the Commissioning Event:

PRN: 2009/1110


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