Norfolk-based USS Barry to move homeport to Japan

Posted at 11:11 AM, Oct 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-17 11:11:12-04

Norfolk, Va. - The Navy announced it is making some changes.

The Norfolk-based USS Barry is moving its homeport to Japan.

It's part of a hull swap with the USS Lassen.

The Barry's last homecomeing was in August.

The swap is expected to take place sometime in early 2016.

The USS Lassen will return to its homeport in Florida while the Barry will call Japan its new home.