US Navy commissions littoral combat ship Cincinnati

USS Cincinnati (Photo: US Navy)

The US Navy commissioned the Independence-class littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Cincinnati in a ceremony earlier this month.

The vessel was built by Austal USA and is the fifth US Navy ship to honour Ohio’s third largest city.

Cincinnati has a length of 127.4 metres, a beam of 31.6 metres, a draught of 4.27 metres, and a speed of 40 knots.

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