Monday, January 27, 2014

LCS 4 leaves Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. -- The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Coronado (LCS 4), departed from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., today en route to her commissioning site in Coronado, Calif. Coronado is the fourth littoral combat ship delivered to the Navy, and the second LCS of the aluminum, trimaran Independence variant. It's scheduled to be commissioned April 5, and will be homeported in San Diego, Calif. (Source: NNS, 01/27/14)