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USS Savannah Commissioned in Georgia

(Article appears courtesy of USNI) The Navy commissioned USS Savannah (LCS-28) on Saturday in Brunswick, Ga., the sea service announced. The ship is the 14th Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship to enter the fleet, according to a news release from the Navy. It … Continue reading

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Navy Commissions USS Kansas City

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy celebrated the commissioning of Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22), Dec. 17, at Naval Base San Diego. Kansas City was administratively commissioned on June 20, 2020, but due to … Continue reading

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USS Daniel Inouye Commissioned at Pearl Harbor

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest guided-missile destroyer, USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), Dec. 8, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.  More than 1,000 guests including service members, veterans, and their families witnessed as the … Continue reading

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USS Marinette Christened

(Original article appears courtesy of Lockheed Martin) Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 25, the future USS Marinette, completed its next milestone when ship sponsor, the Honorable Jennifer Granholm christened the ship by breaking a bottle of sparkling wine on the bow … Continue reading

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Future USNS Apalachicola Christened

(Original article appears courtesy of Seapower Magazine)  Austal USA christened Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF-13) USNS Apalachicola during a ceremony at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility Nov. 13, the company said in a release.  Austal has delivered twelve EPFs since December … Continue reading

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Submarine New Jersey Christened

(Original article appears courtesy of the Daily Press) Sponsor Susan DiMarco needed two swings of a bottle of sparkling wine to christen the Navy’s next attack submarine, the New Jersey. The first in-person christening of a warship at Newport News … Continue reading

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USNS Harvey Milk Christened in San Diego

(This article originally appears courtesy of navy.mil)  Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the Military Sealift Command’s newest ship, was christened during a ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. The event was attended by … Continue reading

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LCS Santa Barbara Christened

(This article originally appears courtesy of Seapower Magazine)  Austal USA hosted the christening ceremony for the future USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32) Independence-variant littoral combat ship at the company’s Gulf Coast shipyard Oct. 16, the company said in a release. Ship … Continue reading

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Future USS Carl M. Levin Christened

This article originally appeared courtesy of the Navy Times The future USS Carl M. Levin was christened Saturday by the Michigan senator’s daughters, who simultaneously smashed bottles of sparkling wine against the warship’s bow at Bath Iron Works. Daughters Erica Levin, Laura … Continue reading

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Navy Commissions USS Vermont (SSN 792)

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy celebrated the commissioning of USS Vermont (SSN 792), the first Block IV Virginia-class submarine to enter service, Saturday, Aug. 28, at Naval Submarine Base New London “Vermonters have served with valor from … Continue reading

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