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HOME PORT. The port where the owner of a ship resides; this is a relative term.

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In March, it was announced that the upcoming Carnival Panorama will become the first ship in the Carnival fleet to be homeported on the US west coast in 20 years.
Private ship repair firms in northeast Florida will likely be able to support the maintenance requirements of a nuclear aircraft carrier if one is homeported at Naval Station Mayport in 2019 as the Navy plans.
Navy's submarines be homeported in the Pacific by the end of 2010.
Carnival Pride was inaugurated in Canaveral in January 2002 and homeported here until fall 2003.
The Navy has an aircraft carrier strike group, amphibious ships, and mine warfare ships homeported in Japan, and three attack submarines homeported in Guam.
Curts, homeported in San Diego, Calif., is part of the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group.
The sub arrives in the fleet as the second Virginia-class vessel, and it will be homeported at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.
Hopper is homeported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and is on a scheduled deployment supporting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) and the global war on terror.
Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15, homeported at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas, maintains an expeditionary detachment forward deployed in Bahrain to support Fifth Fleet operations.
I have been on many cruises, and Holland America is my favorite line--especially its Maasdam, as she now is homeported for part of the year in nearby Norfolk.
USS Abraham Lincoln, homeported at Everett, Wash., and its embarked Carrier Air Wing 14 from NAS Lemoore, Calif., returned to the United States after supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Southern Watch and Operation Enduring Freedom.
The 10,000-ton Vincennes, homeported at Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture, will be open to the public from Friday to Sunday before departing Monday morning, according to the U.S.