USS America Joins the Fleet
SAN FRANCISCO (NNS) -- USS America (LHA 6), the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced amphibious assault ship, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at Pier 30/32 during San Francisco Fleet Week.
Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Jackson
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy will christen its newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Jackson (LCS 6) in a ceremony at the Austal USA Shipyard in Mobile, Ala., March 22, at 10 a.m. CDT.
The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrived at its new homeport of San Diego March 10, a few weeks ahead of her commissioning ceremony scheduled for April 5 at Naval Air Station North Island.
Welcome to the Fleet
Crew members of the San Antonio class USS Somerset (LPD 25) man the rails after given the word to man the ship and bring her to life during the the commissioning ceremony of the amphibious transport dock.
Somerset Arrives in Philadelphia for Commissioning
PHILADELPHIA - The Navy's newest amphibious transport dock ship, Pre-commissioning Unit Somerset (LPD 25) arrived at its commissioning site of Philadelphia in preparation for its commissioning ceremony.
Coronado (LCS 4) Begins Sailaway
MOBILE, Ala. - The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Coronado (LCS 4), departed from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala. en route to her commissioning site in Coronado, Calif.
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.
Navy Names Five New Ships
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Feb. 15 the next five Navy ships; three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, USS John Finn, USS Ralph Johnson, and USS Rafael Peralta, and two littoral combat ships (LCS), USS Sioux City and USS Omaha.
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)