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USS Jackson (LCS 6)

USS JACKSON is the third INDEPENDENCE - class Littoral Combat Ship and the first ship in the Navy to bear the name of the capital of Mississippi.

General Characteristics:Awarded: December 29, 2010
Keel laid: October 18, 2012
Launched: December 14, 2013
Commissioned: December 5, 2015
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 JACKSON. 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 JACKSON at BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair for a Post Shakedown Availability (PSA) on October 11, 2017.



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