First LCS Deployment in Sixth Fleet Goes to USS Sioux City

In a historic moment for the region, a Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Sioux City (LCS 11), deployed to U.S. Sixth Fleet’s area of operations, supporting U.S. and NATO Ally and Partner interests in Europe and Africa. The deployment provides an opportunity for Sioux City to gain experience in an area littoral combat ships have never before operated. “Sioux City’s…

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USCGC Hamilton Home From 97-day Deployment to Europe

June 4, 2021 – Legend-class national security USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and crew returned to Charleston Friday, following a historic 97-day deployment to Europe working with U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet, Allies and partners. “By operating with Sixth Fleet, we expand the Coast Guard’s global reach and advance our Nation’s Tri-Service Maritime Strategy,” said Capt. Timothy Cronin, commanding officer of USCGC…

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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams returns to Souda Bay

September 1, 2020 – The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), on a regularly scheduled deployment to the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of responsibility, returned in port Souda Bay, Greece, for a routine logistics stop, Sep. 1, 2020. This is Hershel “Woody” Williams second visit to Souda Bay. The ship previously arrived in port Souda Bay,…

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