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USS Omaha (LCS 12)


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


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Crew List:

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.


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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.



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