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Huntington Ingalls’ ‘America’ Ship Sets Sail for Commissioning Ceremony

The Huntington Ingalls-built amphibious assault ship “America” left the company’s shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi on its maiden voyage ahead of the scheduled Oct. 11 commissioning in San Francisco. “America” is built for a crew of between 1,200 and 1,900 sailors including space for Marine helicopters, F-35 jets and other aircraft, Huntington Ingalls said Friday. “The …

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