The goal is to nearly double the U.S. counter-narcotics capacity in the Western Hemisphere.
The locomotive crashed through a series of barriers before coming to rest more than 250 yards from the USNS Mercy.
The massive, 894-foot vessel arrived at the port on Friday, March 27, and is docked at the cruise terminal.
New Yorkers cheered from the harbor shoreline Monday morning as the USNS Comfort arrived in Manhattan.
Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said the hospital ship Comfort could leave for New York on Friday or Saturday.
More than 1,000 Navy personnel are gearing up to treat their fellow Americans aboard a floating hospital.
There have been at least four novel coronavirus cases on three Navy ships.
Chronically under-resourced U.S. Southern Command will finally be getting more ships.
The Medal of Honor presented to Hershel Williams is now enshrined in the galley of the ship named in his honor.
The Navy said the People's Republic of China naval destroyer lased the American P-8A Poseidon aircraft.