Photo by Steven Collingwood
USS OMAHA is the sixth INDEPENDENCE - class Littoral Combat Ship and the fourth ship in the Navy to bear the name of the city in Nebraska.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: December 29, 2010|
|Keel laid: February 18, 2015|
|Launched: November 20, 2015|
|Commissioned: February 3, 2018|
|Builder: Austal USA, Mobile, Ala.|
|Propulsion system: two LM2500 gas turbine engines, two diesel engines, four waterjets|
|Length: 418 feet (127.5 meters)|
|Beam: 104 feet (31.5 meters)|
|Draft: 13 feet (4 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 3,104 tons full load|
|Speed: 47 knots|
|Armament: one Mk-110 57mm gun, one SeaRAM CIWS|
|Aircraft: two MH-60 helicopters|
|Homeport: San Diego, Calif.|
|Crew: 8 officers, 32 enlisted (two crews, a gold and a blue one) and up to 35 mission crew|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS OMAHA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS OMAHA Image Gallery:
The photos below were taken by Steven Collingwood and show the OMAHA under construction at Austal in Mobile, Alabama, on April 1, 2017.
The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the OMAHA high and dry at BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair on September 28, 2018.