USS FORT WORTH is the second FREEDOM - class Littoral Combat Ship and the first ship in the Navy named after the city of Fort Worth in Texas.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: March 23, 2009|
|Keel laid: July 11, 2009|
|Launched: December 4, 2010|
|Commissioned: August 6, 2012|
|Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wis.|
|Propulsion system: two gas turbine engines, two diesel engines, waterjets|
|Length: 377 feet (115 meters)|
|Beam: 57.4 feet (17.5 meters)|
|Draft: 13.5 feet (4.13 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 3,000 tons full load|
|Speed: 45 knots|
|Armament: one Mk-110 57mm gun, one RAM system, two Mk-46 30mm chain guns|
|Aircraft: two MH-60 helicopters|
|Homeport: San Diego, Calif.|
|Crew: approx. 70, LCS 3 is a single crew test ship.|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS FORT WORTH. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
USS FORT WORTH Image Gallery:
The photo below was taken by Sebastian Thoma and shows the FORT WORTH at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on December 20, 2016.
The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows the FORT WORTH dry-docked at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on October 11, 2017.