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PCU Minneapolis-St Paul Keel Laid

(Photo and article originally appeared courtesy of SEAWAVES) The U.S. Navy held a keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS 21) in Marinette, Feb. 22. The initials of the ship’s sponsor, Jodi Greene, were welded … Continue reading

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Keel Laid for Future USS Kansas City (LCS 22)

(Article originally appeared courtesy of Navy.mil) The U.S. Navy held a keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future USS Kansas City (LCS 22) at Austal USA’s shipyard here Nov. 15. Ship’s sponsor Tracy Davidson, wife of Adm. Philip Davidson, … Continue reading

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Future USS Leah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDDG 123) Keel Authenticated

(This article originally appeared courtesy of Navy.mil) The keel of the future USS Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) was ceremoniously laid Nov. 14, at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard. The ship’s keel was authenticated by the ship’s sponsors, … Continue reading

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Future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) Keel Authenticated

(This article originally appeared courtesy Navy.mil) PASCAGOULA, Miss. (NNS) — The keel for the future USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) was authenticated during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Oct. 13. Keel laying is the traditional start of ship … Continue reading

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Navy Lays Keel for PCU North Dakota

By Lt. Cmdr. Jennifer Cragg, Commander, Submarine Group 2 Public Affairs NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (NNS) — The Navy celebrated the keel-laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit North Dakota (SSN 784) at General Dynamics Electric Boat-Quonset Point division in North Kingstown, May 11. … Continue reading

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