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COMFORT is a 1,000 bed hospital ship commissioned in 1986, with a military cadre crew of approximately eight Officers and 53 Enlisted personnel and a civilian mariner cadre crew of approximately 15 personnel while in a Reduced Operating Status (ROS). We are layberthed in Norfolk, Va., where a small crew of civil service mariners and Navy personnel maintain the ship in a high state of readiness.

Along with USNS Mercy, COMFORT provides an afloat, mobile, acute surgical medical facilities when called upon to the U.S. military, and hospital services to support U.S. disaster relief and humanitarian operations worldwide.

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