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USS Ross Departs Iceland
The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Reykjavik, Iceland, upon completing a scheduled port visit, June 20, 2017.
This was Ross’ first port visit to Iceland. The ship’s crew explored the natural beauty of the country in activities ranging from hiking through a landscape of geysers and waterfalls to horseback riding through the volcanic rocks. In the welcoming capitol city of Reykjavik, Sailors visited landmarks and local shops and tried dishes such as lamb and puffin.
The ship's port visit served to enhance U.S.-Iceland relations as the two nations work together for a stable and secure Europe.
Chief Engineer, USS Ross (DDG 71)