Naval Station Mayport welcomes the USS Shamal
MAYPORT, Fla. -- The USS Shamal arrived at its new permanent home at Naval Station Mayport Saturday.
The naval ship brings a crew of nearly 30 and their families to Northeast Florida.
The ship is the first of three ships to officially change home ports to Mayport.
The USS Zephyr and the USS Tornado are scheduled to arrive in Mayport later this year.
Lt. Cmdr. Frank J. Azzarello leads the crew aboard the USS Shamal.
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