SAN DIEGO (May 3, 2007) The Navy’s newest surface ship, USS New Orleans (LPD 18), transits through San Diego Bay prior to arriving in her new homeport of San Diego. The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, built and commissioned in her namesake city, is the first of the new class of ship to be homeported on the West Coast. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tiffini M. Jones)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]