USS BLUE RIDGE PORTS IN SHANGHAI

USS BLUE RIDGE PORTS IN SHANGHAI

Rear Adm. Xu Jiwen, commander of Shanghai Naval Base (L) greets Vice Adm. Robert Willard, Commander U.S. Seventh Fleet, shortly after the Seventh Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge arrived in Shanghai on a regularly scheduled port visit February 24, 2004. Blue Ridge last visited the port city in March 2001. Shanghai is China's largest city with more than 13 million in polulation. (UPI Photo/Michael R. McCormick/US Navy)