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USS Fort Worth (LCS 3)

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.


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Crew List:

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.


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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.



The photo below was taken by Michael Jenning and shows the FORT WORTH at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., on September 28, 2018.



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