Talking about USNS Comfort

From left, bar owner Richard Frankton and patrons Steve Cartwright and Dane Sobus (right) talk at the Poncabird Bar about the the USNS Comfort, a mercy-class hospital ship that has sailed all over the world to assist in medical relief from such news-grabbing events such as Operation Desert Storm, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2010 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST0000230" title="Haiti Earthquake (2010)" href="/topic/disasters-accidents/earthquakes/haiti-earthquake-%282010%29-EVHST0000230.topic">Haiti earthquake</a>, which rests at her current home nearby, in Baltimore harbor. Delivered to the US Navy in 1987, the Navy plans to move the Comfort to Norfolk March, 2013.

( Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun / February 15, 2012 )

From left, bar owner Richard Frankton and patrons Steve Cartwright and Dane Sobus (right) talk at the Poncabird Bar about the the USNS Comfort, a mercy-class hospital ship that has sailed all over the world to assist in medical relief from such news-grabbing events such as Operation Desert Storm, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2010 Haiti earthquake, which rests at her current home nearby, in Baltimore harbor. Delivered to the US Navy in 1987, the Navy plans to move the Comfort to Norfolk March, 2013.

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