The USS Mount Whitney arrived in the calm waters of Loch Long this morning.
She is a Blue Ridge class command ship of the US Navy and
is named after Mount Whitney - a peak in the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
She is part of the current Joint Warrior maritime exercise held in Scotland and was last here in 2010.
Note her Golden Anchor - an award given by the US Navy for sustaining superior levels of military retention.
She was assisted and safely berthed with the aid of the local Serco tugs.
Under Tow with Serco Tugs
Coming Up to the Jetty
Coming up Nicely
Crew at the Bow
Abeam of the Jetty
USS Mount Whitney
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