The United States Navy (USN) christened one of its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ships (LCS), the USS Nantucket (LCS 27), earlier this summer on August 7, in Marinette, Wisconsin.
“The USS Nantucket is the third U.S. Navy ship commissioned to honor the maritime history and spirit of Nantucket,” said Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Harker. “I have no doubt the Sailors of USS Nantucket (LCS 27) will carry on the proud legacy from generations past in preserving sea lanes, countering instability, and maintaining our maritime superiority.”
Unveiling of the Official Crest
On September 20, 2021, the hosted the unveiling of the official crest of USS Nantucket (LCS 27).