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Austal Hands Over 5th Independence-Variant LCS to Navy; David Singleton Comments

Austal USA has handed over its fifth Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship to the U.S. Navy during a ceremony at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The company said Monday USS Gabrielle Giffords was designed in Australia and constructed at Austal’s Alabama module manufacturing facility. “Gabrielle Giffords joins Independence, Coronado, Jackson and …

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Austal USA Delivers ‘Montgomery’ Littoral Combat Ship to Navy

Austal USA formally turned over the USS Montgomery littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy at a ceremony held Thursday at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The Navy said Friday Montgomery, which is scheduled to be commissioned in September,  will be the military branch’s seventh LCS and fourth ship of its Independence class. Capt. Tom Anderson, the Navy’s LCS …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Unveils SEA-Vista Product Tanker ‘Independence’

General Dynamics‘ NASSCO subsidiary on Saturday unveiled the first ECO tanker for client SEA-Vista’s crude oil and  petroleum product shipping operations. RaceTrac Petroleum CEO Allison Moran broke a champagne bottle against product tanker Independence and former US Joiner CEO Jayne Rathburn pulled the ship’s trigger during a christening and launch event held Saturday at …

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