off Mokauea IslandAccident ran aground on a reef off Oahu. Some equipment lightered off and ship eventually floated off with tug assistance on 9 Feb for repairs.
Extensive repairs to underside of ship, including replacement of bow-mounted sonar dome, the shaft, running gear and propellors were refurbished, a repaint for the underwater hull and structural repairs to her tanks and cracking in the superstructure.
departed Mike Pier at Pearl Harbor for 7 month Western Pacific and Middle East deployment. 1st deployment since running aground in Feb 2009.