USS Harry S. Truman arrives at Souda

USS Harry S. Truman arrives at Souda

Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman has arrived at the US naval base in Souda Bay, Crete.

The nuclear-power Nimitz-class carrier, which has been at the center of the US Navy’s strikes against the Islamic State, will remain docked in Souda until May 28.

At 1,096-feet (333-meters), the ship named for America's 33rd president is almost as long as the Empire State Building is tall – a city on the water for its 5,000-member crew.

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