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  • 14 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy will christen its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS St. Louis (LCS 19), during a ceremony in Marinette, Wisconsin, on December 15. The future USS St. Louis, designated LCS 19, honors Missouri’s major port city along the Mississippi River. “The future USS St. Louis honors not just the great city of St. […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy, together with shipbuilders at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard, laid the keel for its 19th littoral combat ship, the future USS St. Louis. The ceremony took place in Marinette, Wisconsin, on May 17. Ship sponsor Barbara Broadhurst Taylor completed the time-honored tradition and authenticated the keel by welding her initials onto a steel plate that will […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Vessels

    The US Navy took delivery of the future USS St. Louis (LCS 19) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) shipyard on February 6, 2020. The future USS St. Louis is the 10th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team at FMM. The newbuild’s delivery is […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Authorities

    US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recently announced that the next Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) will be named USS St. Louis. The future USS St. Louis, designated LCS 19, will be the seventh ship to bear the name. The first St. Louis, a sloop of war, was launched in 1828. It spent the […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Prince of Wales’ Bridge Ready for First Sea Voyage The most iconic section of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier has been loaded out of its dock hall in Glasgow ahead of its first sea voyage to Rosyth. VolkerStevin to Prepare HMNB Portsmouth for New Aircraft Carriers VolkerStevin has been awarded a £34m […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS St. Louis, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan, Lockheed Martin said. Now that trials are complete, the newbuild will undergo final outfitting and fine-tuning before delivery. LCS 19 is the tenth Freedom-variant LCS designed and built by the Lockheed Martin-led industry team and is […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Billings (LCS 15) during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), shipyard, Marinette, Wisconsin, February 1. The future USS Billings is the 17th littoral combat ship (LCS) to be delivered to the Navy and the eighth of the Freedom variant to join the fleet. Delivery […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy received the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) and USS Wichita (LCS 13) in a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin on August 22. Sioux City and Wichita, respectively, are the 14th and 15th littoral combat ships (LCSs) to be delivered to the Navy and the sixth and seventh […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Vessels

    The future USS Billings (LCS 15), the US Navy’s new Freedom-variant ship, has completed its acceptance trials in the waters of Lake Michigan. They were completed on December 7 after a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations on the Great Lakes for the Board of Inspection and Survey. “The successful completion of these acceptance trials […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The wreckage of US Navy’s World War II destroyer USS Strong (DD 467) was discovered by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen’s research vessel (R/V) Petrel resting 300 meters (nearly 1,000 feet) below the surface of Kula Gulf, north of the island of New Georgia, in the Solomon Islands. The destroyer was found on February […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    St. Louis Navy Week 2014 kicked off April 28 with a Mayoral proclamation at Soldier’s Memorial Military Museum in downtown St. Louis.   Vice Adm. William Brown, deputy commander, U.S. Transportation Command, along with Sailors from Navy Band Great Lakes, the local Navy recruiting district and area residents, attended the ceremony. The Navy Week program […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Constitution Sailors wrapped-up a successful trip to St. Louis Navy Week on Sunday, May 4.   A team of six Sailors from Old Ironsides, led by Constitution’s 73rd Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Sean Kearns, helped promote America’s Navy and America’s Ship of State throughout the St. Louis area during the Navy Week, April 28 – […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Just slightly beyond the two-year commissioning anniversary of USS Missouri (SSN 780), the commanding officer, chief of the boat and three Sailors will visit their namesake state, Aug. 26-30. Cmdr. Mike Luckett, who took command of Missouri in April 2012, will embark on his first namesake state visit since assuming command of the Virginia-class attack […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy announced late on Sunday that its divers have recovered the remains of all ten missing USS John S. McCain sailors from inside the ship. The sailors were missing since an August 21 collision between the destroyer and a merchant vessel near the Strait of Malacca. The US Navy previously identified the missing […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities

    Four Sailors who were serving on the USS Arizona during the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor returned and visited the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham (JBPHH) Dec. 2. Upon arrival, survivors John Anderson, Louis Conter, Donald Stratton, and Lauren Bruner were piped aboard and […]

  • 27 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy christened the ninth Independence-variant and the newest littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Charleston (LCS 18), on Saturday, August 26, in Mobile, Alabama. The USS Charleston, designated LCS 18, honors Charleston, the second-largest city in South Carolina. She is the sixth ship to be named for Charleston. The new secretary of the navy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Industry news

    The future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) successfully concluded its acceptance trial Aug. 25 after completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations on the Great Lakes for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey. The acceptance trial is the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy, which is planned […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s 7th Fleet announced it is suspending the search efforts for US Navy sailors reported missing after a collision between US destroyer USS John S. McCain and a commercial tanker on Monday. The navy said it discovered the remains of one sailor while the other nine are still missing. US and regional navies […]

  • 19 August 2012
    Authorities

    The crew of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducted the ship’s eighth change of command ceremony Aug. 16. Rear Adm. Herman Shelanski, commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10, presided over the ceremony in which Capt. S. Robert Roth relieved Capt. Dee L. Mewbourne in front of six former Truman commanding […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy will christen its newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) in a ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Marinette, Wis., Dec. 18 at 1:15 p.m. CST. Sylvia Panetta, wife of former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, will serve as the ship’s sponsor. Panetta will officially christen the ship […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The 2012 Sailors of the Year took time May 14 to discuss how the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative is designed to maximize Sailor and Marine personal readiness, maintain the resiliency of the force, and to hone the most combat effective force. Vital pieces of that force are the four outstanding Sailors of the […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) with Marines of the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), celebrated the 234th anniversary of the ship’s namesake, Feb. 4. Sailors and Marines gathered on the mess decks to share stories of the legacy of the Bonhomme Richard and enjoy a cake […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Training & Education

    Families and friends of sailors who have been on operations in the Gulf for eight months welcomed back their loved ones as they returned to Portsmouth Naval Base. Royal Navy minehunter HMS Chiddingfold returned to her home port on September 1st, following three years in the Gulf. Her 47-strong ship’s company – MCM2 Crew 1 […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The crew of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed aboard more 11,000 guests during Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka’s annual Spring Festival, March 25. “This is a great opportunity for us to thank the Japanese for their kindness and friendship while George Washington is forward deployed in the western Pacific,” said […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The crew of USS Constitution will kick off their participation in the “Crews Into Shape” program from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Mass. March 4-31. Sponsored by the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center and open to anyone employed by the DoD, Crews into Shape is a workplace-focused initiative that fosters teamwork with […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Industry news

    Sailors and civilian mariners (CIVMARS) assigned to submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) gathered together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 15. The celebration began on the ship’s mess decks where several hundred Sailors enjoyed tacos, burritos, enchiladas and other Hispanic delicacies while listening to their shipmates speak on the importance of Hispanic heritage. […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Authorities

    USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) received the fleet’s highest recognition for superior operational performance and excellence in safety during an awards ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, May 16. Adm. John C. Harvey, commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF), Rear Adm. Ted N. Branch, commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic and Rear Adm. Brian C. […]