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  • 17 August 2016

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has officially confirmed the October 22, 2016 date for the commissioning of the recently delivered USS Detroit. The U.S. Navy previously accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on August 12. Following its commissioning, the ship will make its […]

  • 22 July 2014

    The US Coast Guard rescued a 30-year-old woman from the Detroit River late Sunday evening after she was reported to have fallen overboard when the vessel she was on was struck by another boat’s wake.   Just after 11:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a report of an unconscious woman in the […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) traveled across the Detroit River and made her inaugural port call in the city of Windsor, Canada on October 24. The port visit is historic in that it marks the first time a United States warship has chosen a Canadian city to host its first port […]

  • 4 November 2019

    USS Detroit’s is the first deployment of an LCS in support of operation MARTILLO.

  • 23 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, Detroit (LCS 7), became the newest LCS to join the U.S. Navy fleet during an October 22 ceremony in Detroit. USS Detroit, the fourth Freedom-variant in the LCS class, completed acceptance trials in July and was delivered to the U.S. Navy on August 12. It joins three other Freedom-variant ships in the […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7), completed final contract trials (FCT) during a five-day evaluation period that began May 10. The trials, conducted by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey, are part of a series of post-delivery test and trial events through which the ship and its major systems […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of future USS Detroit (LCS 7) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard, Aug. 12. Detroit is the eighth littoral combat ship (LCS) to be delivered to the Navy and the fourth Freedom variant to join the fleet. Delivery marks the official transfer of LCS 7 from the […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy will christen littoral combat ship (LCS) Detroit, on Oct. 18 during a ceremony at Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, will deliver the principal address at the ceremony. Mrs. Barbara Levin, wife of U.S. Senator Carl Levin (Michigan), will serve as the ship’s sponsor. The […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has named the next Arleigh-Burke class destroyer, DDG 120 during a ceremony held April 12 in Detroit, USA. The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next destroyer will be named Carl M. Levin in honor of the longest serving senator in Michigan history. The ship will be constructed at Bath Iron […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy carried out the first ever structural test firing of the Surface to Surface Missile Module (SSMM) from littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Detroit (LCS 7), Naval Sea Systems Command announced on Tuesday. The test took place on February 28 off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia, and marked the first launch of a missile […]

  • 3 January 2017

    U.S. Navy and government officials welcomed littoral combat ships USS Milwaukee and USS Detroit to their new homeport of Naval Station Mayport during a ceremony on December 30. The two littoral combat ships’ homeport officially shifted from San Diego on December 22. NS Mayport will eventually become the home for all of the Navy’s Freedom-variant […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      A Freedom-class littoral combat ship — a small warship that is designed to patrol close to shorelines — will be named the USS Detroit in h… (freep) [mappress] Source: freep,March 21, 2011;

  • 24 December 2015

    The U.S. Navy announced December 23 that the future littoral combat ships USS Detroit (LCS 7) and USS Montgomery (LCS 8) are scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following their commissioning in summer 2016. Detroit is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship being built at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. Montgomery is […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay is scheduled to break ice in the Saginaw Bay Shipping Channel, starting at 8 a.m. Thursday and continuing into the evening hours. The crew of Bristol Bay, a 140-foot ice-breaking tug homeported in Detroit, will be conducting ice-breaking operations as part of Operation Coal Shovel, which is […]

  • 21 October 2014

    The US Navy christened the future USS Detroit (LCS 7), the fourth Littoral Combat Ship of the Freedom variant, in a ceremony at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, Oct. 18. The Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Ray Mabus, delivered the principal address at the ceremony, and Mrs. Barbara Levin served as the ship’s […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) began initial operational test and evaluation of the surface-to-surface missile module (SSMM) on November 17, the US Navy has announced. According to the navy, the initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) started two months ahead of schedule. The SSMM is the newest addition to the Littoral Combat Ship […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Industry news

    Future USS Detroit (LCS 7) successfully concluded its acceptance trial July 15 after completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). The acceptance trial is the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, which is planned for this fall. During the […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Four people were rescued by the US Coast Guard near Saginaw Bay yesterday, according to the Gazzete. They were stranded in a 20-foot boat which stopped working due to alternator and battery failure on Saturday. The US Coast Guard received a report  about the accident on early Sunday morning and deployed  a Detroit-based helicopter and […]

  • 14 August 2014

    The US Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard and the Macomb County, Michigan, Sheriff’s Marine Division combined efforts to rescue a 31-year-old man aboard a 16-foot boat in Lake St. Clair Wednesday morning after he had been reported overdue Tuesday evening.   Just after 6 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit were notified by the […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) recently returned to port after completing combat system ship qualification trials (CSSQT), March 15. During the qualification, LCS Crew 103 conducted several trials to test the functionality of their combat systems suite, involving firing exercises and using their 57mm gun against a fast attack craft. […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy celebrated the keel-laying of the future USS Detroit Nov. 8 at the Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin, where the nation’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) is under construction by a Lockheed Martin-led team. During the traditional ceremony, ship sponsor Barbara Levin, the wife of Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan, authenticated the keel […]

  • 16 June 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two women in a raft in Lake Huron near Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, Sunday night.   The names of the women are not being released and there is no Coast Guard imagery. At 6:30 p.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at the Coast Guard 9th District command center in Cleveland received a phone […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Mayport an $11.3 million contract modification for work on the post shakedown availability (PSA) accomplishment for littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7). A PSA is accomplished within a period of approximately 10-16 weeks between the time of ship custody transfer to the navy and the shipbuilding and […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Navy has shared a video of its Freedom variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) launching Longbow Hellfire missiles as part of the Surface-to-Surface Missile Module (SSMM) developmental testing (DT) The live-fire missile exercise took place off the coast of Virginia on May 11 and saw Milwaukee fire four missiles that successfully […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Training & Education

    As a precautionary measure, U.S. Navy ships home ported at Naval Station Mayport are getting underway in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. The following ships headed to sea Sept. 6: USS Shamal (PC 13), USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and USCG Tahoma (WPG 80). USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), USS Farragut (DDG […]

  • 23 June 2014

    US Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews across the Great Lakes rescued 9 people during multiple cases from different locations across the Coast Guard 9th District Saturday.   The names of those rescued are not being released and there is no imagery or video for any of the cases. Among other cases, watchstanders at […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Industry news

    Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) was awarded options to build two additional Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). These are the fifth and sixth LCS ships that MMC has been contracted to build under the 2010 block buy contract. The award of LCSs 13 and 15 increases MMC’s backlog through 2016 and assures the company’s ability to maintain […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Swiftships Shipbuilders, LLC, Morgan City, La., is being awarded a $42,181,000 modification to a previously awarded Foreign Military Sales contract (N00024-09-C-2256) for the detail design and construction of three 35-meter patrol boats, with an option for three additional 35-meter patrol boats and associated technical services for the Iraqi navy. This contract modification includes options […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation’s third Littoral Combat Ship – USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) – in Galveston, Texas, officially placing the ship designed and constructed by a Lockheed Martin-led team into active service. Fort Worth, the second of the Freedom-variant in the LCS class, successfully passed Acceptance Trials in May and was delivered […]