USS Gary (FFG 51) Hosts Orange County Community Leaders 
San Diego – USS Gary (FFG 51) hosted 12 visitors from the Orange County community during the transit from Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach to Naval Base San Diego on June 30th, 2010.

During the cruise, USS Gary afforded its guests the unique opportunity to watch the daily events of an at-sea period. Gary officers and crew guided visitors through a wide-range of shipboard tours and presentations which demonstrated the frigate’s capability to carry out a variety of maritime missions.

“The Gary has maintained a close relationship with the Orange County Navy League and its supporters, and we really enjoyed being able to demonstrate the capabilities of our ship at sea,” said Cmdr. Dan Senesky, USS Gary Commanding Officer. “We look forward to hosting similar events in the future.”

While underway, visitors participated in an in-depth ship tour, complete with a static weapons display and damage control demonstrations. Their visit culminated with a full speed run, highlighting the maneuvering capabilities of the Oliver Hazard Perry Class Frigate.

“I never thought I would experience seeing how a ship runs from top to bottom,” said Huntington Beach City Councilman Don Hansen. “It makes me appreciate even more what Sailors do day in day out.”

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