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USS OAKLAND is the 12th INDEPENDENCE - class Littoral Combat Ship and the third ship in the Navy named for the city in California.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: December 29, 2010|
|Keel laid: July 20, 2018|
|Launched: July 21, 2019|
|Commissioned: April 17, 2021|
|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|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS OAKLAND. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS OAKLAND Image Gallery:
The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show the future USS OAKLAND under construction at Austal in Mobile, Ala., on October 17, 2019.
The photos below were taken by Sebastian Thoma and show USS OAKLAND at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on November 28 and November 29 (aerial photos), 2021.
The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows USS OAKLAND at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on December 28, 2021.
The photos below were taken by Michael Jenning and show USS OAKLAND at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on May 29, 2022.