Scene on the Sound: USS Omaha

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

USS Omaha photo by Jan Hansen
Jan Hansen says "I thought I was seeing USS Gabrielle Giffords, LCS-10 passing; then I saw the number.

"Today’s vessel is a sister ship LCS-12, the USS Omaha. She is headed in with flags flying high."

Type, class: Littoral Combat Ship - LCS; Independence class
Builder: Austal-USA, Mobile, Alabama, USA

  • Awarded: December 29, 2010
  • Laid down: February 18, 2015
  • Launched: November 20, 2015
  • Commissioned: February 3, 2018
  • Homeport: Naval Base San Diego, California
  • Namesake: City of Omaha, Nebraska
  • Ships Motto: FORTITER IN RE (resolute in execution)
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