USS Manchester (LCS 14) Commissioning

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the May 26 commissioning of the Navy’s newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Manchester (LCS 14). Adm. William Moran, vice chief of Naval Operations, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, senior United States Senator from New Hampshire, will serve as the ship’s sponsor. In a time-honored …

USS Detroit (LCS 7) Joins Navy’s Fleet

Welcome to the U.S. Navy’s fleet, USS Detroit (LCS 7)! Our newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship was commissioned during a ceremony Oct. 22, 2016, on the waterfront of the ship’s namesake city.   “This ship represents so much. It represents the city of Detroit, the motor city. It represents the highly-skilled American workers of our nation’s industrial …

USS Detroit (LCS 7) Joins Navy’s Fleet

Welcome to the U.S. Navy’s fleet, USS Detroit (LCS 7)! Our newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship was commissioned during a ceremony Oct. 22, 2016, on the waterfront of the ship’s namesake city.   “This ship represents so much. It represents the city of Detroit, the motor city. It represents the highly-skilled American workers of our nation’s industrial …