LCS 27 is the first U.S. Navy ship to be named after Nantucket, Massachusetts, in more than 150 years. Marinette Marine was awarded the contract to build the ship on 6 October 2017. LCS 27 is the first Navy ship to be named after Nantucket, Massachusetts in more than 150 years. 566 likes. A contract for the construction of LCS-27 (USS Nantucket) was awarded to a consortium consisting of Fincantieri’s subsidiary Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Lockheed Martin in October 2017. USS Nantucket LCS 27. USS Nantucket (IX-18) – started off as USS Ranger, then renamed to USS Rockport before being named Nantucket.

She will be the third commissioned ship in naval service named after Nantucket.. Marinette Marine was awarded the contract to build the ship on 6 October 2017.. References An industry team led by Lockheed Martin has performed the keel-laying ceremony of the US Navy’s Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) 27 in Marinette. October 10, 2019 DP Press Releases 0 Comments Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), Freedom-class LCS, Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Lockheed Martin, U.S. Navy (USN), USA, USS Nantucket (LCS-27) Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine have hosted the keel-laying ceremony for the U.S. Navy’s 14th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, Nantucket has a deep connection to sailing and maritime traditions, serving as a whaling hub in the 1800s and as the home of generations of American sailors since the town’s beginning. The consortium began construction on the ship in Marinette, in October 2019. USS Nantucket (LCS-27) will be a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. Nantucket has a deep connection to sailing and maritime traditions, serving as a whaling hub in the 1800s and as the home of generations of American sailors since the town’s beginning.

LCS is a fast, agile, focused-mission platform designed for operation in near-shore environments yet capable of open-ocean operation. The previous USS Nantucket, the first to be named after the island, was commissioned in 1862 to serve during the American Civil War. LCS Squadron Two Command Crest: The shield uses dark blue and gold colors traditionally associated with the Navy represent the sea and excellence. USS Nantucket LCS 27. “I have been given a very special honor in being the sponsor of the future USS Nantucket. It will be the third commissioned ship in naval service named after Nantucket. LCS is a fast, agile, focused-mission platform designed for operation in near-shore environments yet capable of open-ocean operation.

While seeing some action, the majority of her time was spent in repair, before being converted as a survey/school ship. NAVSHIPSO NAVSEA Shipbuilding Support Office Norfolk Naval Shipyard Code 284, Bldg 705 Portsmouth, VA 23709-1020 (757) 967-3484 (757) 967-2957 (FAX) LCS 27 is the first Navy ship to be named after Nantucket, Massachusetts, in more than 150 years. WikiProject Ships (Rated Stub-class) This article is within the scope of WikiProject Ships, a project to improve all Ship-related articles. 09/07/2019 . LCS 27 is the first Navy ship to be named after Nantucket, Massachusetts in more than 150 years. 273 likes. USS Nantucket (LCS-27) is the first Navy ship to be named after Nantucket, Massachusetts in more than 150 years. Frederick Charles Husenbeth was an English Catholic priest and writer.
A welder authenticates the keel of LCS 27, the future USS Nantucket, by welding the initials of ship sponsor Polly Spencer. USS Nantucket (LCS-27) will be a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. She will be the third commissioned ship in naval service named after Nantucket. Talk:USS Nantucket (LCS-27) Jump to navigation Jump to search. Nantucket has a deep connection to sailing and maritime traditions, serving as a whaling hub in the 1800s and as the home of generations of American Sailors since the town’s beginning. USS Nantucket (LCS-27) will be a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. LCS 27 is the first Navy ship to be named after Nantucket, Massachusetts in more than 150 years. The future USS Nantucket (LCS 27), a Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship, will be the third commissioned U.S. Navy ship to honor the maritime history of Nantucket. USS Nantucket (SP-1153) – a coastal passenger steamer built in 1899, but found unsuitable for naval service and returned to her owner. References ^ USS Nantucket LCS 27's cover photo . Nantucket has a deep connection to sailing and maritime traditions, serving as a … The future USS … Credit: Lockheed Martin. Marinette Marine was awarded the contract to build the ship on 6 October 2017.