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USS New York sails past Ground Zero

NEW YORK -- The crew of USS New York man the rails and present honors to the Ground Zero site, here, Sept. 8, as the ship arrives in Manhattan. The amphibious transport dock ship USS New York's crew will participate in numerous events throughout the city honoring the victims and responders from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Onboard are, family members of victims and first responders from 9/11, along with the crew and Marines from 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, based in Camp Lejeune, N.C. The ship was built with 7.5 tons of steel recovered from Ground Zero. The ship is scheduled to be pier side in Manhattan Sept. 8-9 and will anchor in the Hudson River Sept. 10-12. On Sept. 11, the USS New York will move from its anchorage in the Hudson River to a location within sight of the World Trade Center. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Randall A. Clinton / RELEASED)

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Taken on September 7, 2011