The US Navy ship that got walloped by rough seas on the way to NATO’s biggest exercise in years is coming home

US Navy Gunston Hall amphibious ship landing craft well deckUS Navy/Mass Comm. Specialist 3rd Class Colbey Livingston

The amphibious dock landing ship Gunston Hall began making its way back to Virginia this week after heavy seas caused damage last month that forced it to miss NATO’s Trident Juncture exercise in Europe.

The crew reported battered landing craft and well deck barriers after encountering rough waves on the evening of Oct. 22 while sailing the Norwegian Sea. Although some sailors suffered minor injuries, Navy officials said that all were treated and returned to duty.

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