SWRMC Completes Waterborne Rudder Overhaul of USS Rushmore

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) successfully completed a waterborne rudder overhaul onboard USS Rushmore (LSD 47) recently. This was the first-ever waterborne dock landing ship (LSD) rudder overhaul for SWRMC—this waterborne solution involved SWRMC engineers, divers, and waterfront operations team collaborating with industry partners from Epsilon and Bay City Marine. This project was an emergent work item and included work…

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SWRMC Completes USS O’Kane Repairs Five Days Early

February 4, 2021 – Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) completed an emergent maintenance availability for USS O’Kane (DDG 77) five days early on Jan. 22. The work repaired failures that prevented the ship from getting underway to conduct a mission essential exercise. SWRMC’s Waterfront Operations, Engineering, Contracts, and Finance Departments collaborated with industry partners to successfully complete the seven-week availability.…

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USS John P. Murtha Completes Availability

January 19, 2021 – Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) successfully delivered USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) from her availability on-time, Jan. 8. “The team’s determination to complete John P. Murtha’s availability was clearly reflected in their hard work, which resulted in a successful delivery,” said Capt. David Hart, commanding officer, SWRMC. “Their willingness to work through and overcome any…

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USS Anchorage Completes Refit

November 16, 2020 – Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) successfully delivered USS Anchorage (LPD 23) from her availability on-time Oct. 16. “SWRMC worked with BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair to find cost-effective and innovative solutions during the availability to support on-time delivery of the ship,” said Capt. David Hart, commanding officer, SWRMC. “By staying focused on the goal, the…

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