Anchorage Completes Transit to Namesake City for Commissioning
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The future San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) moored pierside, May 1, at the Port of Anchorage in her namesake city during a welcome ceremony hosted by officials from the Municipality of Anchorage.
USS Michael Murphy crew honors namesake
NEW YORK – More than 90 crew and family members of USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), the Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, commemorated the ship’s namesake with a day of events dedicated to Lt. (SEAL) Michael P. Murphy.
Fort Worth Commissioned in Galveston
GALVESTON, Texas (September 22, 2012) - Sailors assigned to the Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) man the ship during the commissioning ceremony in Galveston, Texas, Sept. 22.
Navy Welcomes USS San Diego to the Fleet
SAN DIEGO - Sailors run aboard the newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) to man the ship and bring her to life during its commissioning ceremony.
Spruance Sailors Spruce Up Southernmost City
Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) spent Sept. 28 and 29 participating in six community relations (COMREL) projects while spending the week in Key West preparing for the ship's commissioning ceremony Oct. 1.
USS Spruance (DDG 111) Begins Maiden Voyage
BATH, Maine - The newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Spruance (DDG 111), sailed away from the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine Sept. 1 on its maiden voyage to her commissioning site in Key West, Fla.
Mobile, AL Announces Ship's Commissioning
Pensacola, Fla. (Apr. 29, 2011) – The USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE (DDG 110) will be commissioned June 4, 2011, at the Alabama State Port Authority Pier 2 Terminal in a ceremony co-hosted by the City of Pensacola and the City of Mobile.
Future USS San Diego (LPD 22) Launched
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (May 7, 2010) - PCU San Diego (LPD 22) was launched May 7 from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding's Ingalls shipyard. The launch of the 684-foot ship into the Gulf of Mexico marks an important milestone in the ship's construction process. Named for the city of San Diego and her future homeport, the ship's next major milestone will be christening, scheduled for June. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Ron Elias, Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding/RELEASED)
USS Independence Commissioned
Nearly 500 guests braved the rain today in Mobile, Ala., to attend the commissioning of USS Independence (LCS 2). Independence joins USS Freedom (LCS 1) in the revolutionary Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class, already making its mark on the fleet.
Navy to Commission Littoral Combat Ship Independence
The Navy will commission Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Independence Jan. 16 during an 11 a.m. CST ceremony at Cooper Riverside Park in Mobile, Ala. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead will deliver the ceremony's principal address.
LHD8 Completes Certifications Prior to Commissioning
NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard USS Makin Island (LHD 8) returned to port Oct. 16 having completed three more critical certifications prior to the ship's commissioning.
USS Stockdale Commissioned in Port Hueneme
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Stockdale (DDG 106) was commissioned at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC), Port Hueneme before a crowd of 3,000 military and civilian dignitaries April 18.
Green Bay Comes to Life in Long Beach
LONG BEACH, Calif. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Green Bay (LPD 20) brought their ship to life during a commissioning ceremony Jan. 24 at the port of Long Beach, Calif. The Navy commissioned the fourth amphibious transport dock ship of the San Antonio-class to honor the first settlement in Wisconsin, the "city by the bay."
USS Freedom Commissioned
081108-N-9269B-098 MILWAUKEE (Nov. 8, 2008) Sea Cadets stand in formation as the crew of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) mans the rails during her commissioning ceremony at Veterans Park in Milwaukee, Wis. Freedom is the first of two littoral combat ships designed to operate in shallow water environments to counter threats in coastal regions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Katherine Boeder/Released)
USS New Orleans Commissioned in Namesake City
NEW ORLEANS - Sailors from USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and Marines from the 14th Regiment manned the rails of the San Antonio class ship March 10, bringing it to life during a commissioning ceremony in the ship's namesake city.