Ingalls Begins Construction of WMSL 760 Freidman

May 11, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division announced today the start of fabrication of Legend-class national security cutter Friedman (NSC 11). The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “Our workforce has invested more than a decade of effort, creativity and resolve to make the Legend-class national security cutter production line…

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PCU Stone Completes Operation Southern Cross

March 3, 2021 – PCU (Pre Commissioning Unit) Stone arrived in their homeport of North Charleston, S.C., Monday, following the conclusion of the Operation Southern Cross, a patrol to the South Atlantic in support of counter illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing. Taking the newly-accepted cutter on its shakedown cruise, Stone’s crew covered over 21,000 miles (18,250 nautical miles) over 68…

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