USS SAMPSON to visit NZ

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson arrives for a scheduled port visit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

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The last remnant of the anti-nuclear standoff has been swept aside, with approval granted for a visit by a United States warship to a New Zealand port.

Prime Minister John Key announced the destroyer USS Sampson will take part in the navy’s 75th anniversary.celebrations in November.

It will be the first US warship to dock here since the ANZUS bust up over New Zealand’s anti-nuclear legislation in the mid-1980s.  Courtesy of Stuff NZ

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One Response to USS SAMPSON to visit NZ

  1. Jim Dell says:

    Ho-hum

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