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USS Somerset Commissioning
Commissioning Somerset

USS Somerset (LPD 25) - Commissioning

The naval commissioning ceremony has been a tradition of navies since 1775. It is the most significant event in the life of the ship. The commissioning is the final event in the triad which brings a ship to life and marks the entrance of a man-of-war into the naval forces of her nation.

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On 1 March, 2014, watch the Commissioning ceremony live

“The courage and heroism of the people aboard Flight 93 will never be forgotten and USS Somerset will leave a legacy that will never be forgotten by those wishing to do harm to this country.”
- Secretary of the Navy, Gordon R. England.

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