04 Dec '17, 8pm

USS Little Rock arrives in NY in advance of commissioning

USS Little Rock arrives in NY in advance of commissioning

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Navy’s new combat ship, the USS Little Rock, glided past its permanently docked World War II-era namesake Monday and into the Buffalo harbor, where it will be commissioned later this month. The Dec. 16 ceremony will mark the first time in the Navy’s 242-year history that a combat ship will be commissioned alongside its namesake, organizers said. The original ship began its service as a light cruiser in 1944 and later was recommissioned as a guided missile cruiser. It was taken out of service in 1976 and is now a floating museum. Several hundred people lined the Lake Erie waterfront at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, many waving small American flags, as the smaller, sleeker, higher-tech new ship arrived under escort by the Buffalo Fire Department’s Edward M. Cotter fire boat. The 389-foot littoral combat ship (LCS) was built in Ma...

Full article: https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2017/12/04/uss-l...

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