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LCS 11 Journey

Sioux City Joins Mayport Basin

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Originally Published in The Mayport Mirror November 28, 2018 By Cmdr. Patrick Evans/Commander, Naval Service Force, US Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Naval Station Mayport welcomed its newest newest surface combatant, the littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11), after its Nov. 17 commissioning at the U.S. Naval Academy. The…

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U.S. Navy Commissions Littoral Combat Ship 11 (Sioux City) – First combat ship commissioned at United States Naval Academy is 13th commissioned LCS in Navy fleet 

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ANNAPOLIS, MD., Nov.17, 2018/PRNewswire/ – The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Sioux City (LCS 11) – the nation’s sixth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – at the United States Naval Academy today. This milestone places the ship, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), into active service. Unique among combat ships, LCS is designed to complete close-to-shore…

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Navy Finds Fit With Sioux City

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Originally Published in The Sioux City Journal November 12, 2018 By Nick Hytrek nhytrek@siouxjournal.com SIOUX CITY — When considering names for the Navy’s littoral combat ships, Ray Mabus focused on a number of variables. He wanted to name the new class of warships after smaller cities located not on the…

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USS Sioux City to Depart for Annapolis

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Originally Published in The Sioux City Journal October 22, 2018 By Nick Hytrek MARINETTE, Wis. — After a test run Sunday night, the USS Sioux City is set to sail Tuesday morning from the Wisconsin shipyard in which it was built, heading for its commissioning site on the East Coast….

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