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USS Mississippi Commissioned

  From Naval Sea Systems Command WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy commissioned USS Mississippi (SSN 782), the ninth Virginia-class attack submarine, during a ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss., June 2, 2012. Mississippi, built under a unique teaming agreement between General Dynamics … Continue reading

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Navy Welcomes USS San Diego to the Fleet

  By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Shawnte Bryan, Navy Public Affairs Support Element West SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The U.S. Navy commissioned the latest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a ceremony in … Continue reading

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14th and Final MSC Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ship, USNS Cesar Chavez, Christened in San Diego

Story courtesy Military Sealift Command With the crack of a champagne bottle and the traditional words, “I christen you,” Military Sealift Command ship USNS Cesar Chavez was christened May 5 during an evening ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard … Continue reading

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Navy’s Newest Submarine, California Namesake Joins Fleet in Norfolk

  By Ensign Eric Durie, Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet Public Affairs NORFOLK (NNS) — The Navy commissioned its eighth Virginia-class submarine, USS California (SSN 781), during a ceremony held at Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 29, 2011. More than … Continue reading

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