March 29, 2020 – USS Detroit (LCS 7) arrived at Naval Air Station Key West’s Truman Harbor March 29 to conduct emergent repairs.
The health and well-being of our Sailors remains our top priority. The ship’s crew will be limited to the base only in order to protect its people and maintain mission readiness.
There are currently no Sailors onboard Detroit who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have shown any signs.
Detroit departed its homeport of Mayport, Florida, for the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility on its deployment March 15. Detroit has been underway conducting counter illicit drug operations in support of Joint Interagency Task Force South’s mission.
Detroit is manned by her Blue crew of more than 90, which will include surface warfare mission package personnel, U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment, and an aviation detachment to operate an embarked MH-60S Seahawk helicopter and one MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Vehicles.