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LCS-5 USS Milwaukee

US US Navy

MMSI: 369970707
Flight Deck:
Call Sign: NMLW
Shipyard: Marinette Marine
See Also: AO Wichita class AOR-2


History of US USS Milwaukee LCS-5

2010-dec-29OrderedOrdered from Lockheed Martin
2011-oct-27Laid downLaid down
2013-dec-18LaunchedLaunched Marinette Marine at Marinette, MI.
2015-nov-21CommissionedCommissioned in Milwaukee
2017-sep-08Port VisitPort Visit took up a safer mooring in Port of Jacksonville to shelter from Hurricane Irma, until 12 Sep.
2018-oct-03Port VisitPort Visit Inner Harbor visited Baltimore for Fleet Week 2018.
2021-dec-14DeploymentDeployment assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Two
departed NS Mayport for counter-narcotics deployment in the Caribbean Sea, until return on 2 Apr. HSC-22, Det 5 embarked.
2022-jan-20Port VisitPort Visit Port of Ponce 5 day visit to Puerto Rico.
2022-jan-26NEWSUSPort of Ponce US Navy MQ-8C Drone Operational Deployment
2022-feb-16NEWSCaribbean Sea MQ-8C Fire Scout First Deployment

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Freedom class
2135light (tn)
2862full load (tn)
115length (m)
13beam (m)
4draught (m)
3500range (nm)
47max speed (knots)

2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce MT30
2Naval Engine propulsion system: CODAG
2Naval Engine diesel - FM Colt-Pielstick PA6B STC

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US Marinette Marine, Menominee River

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