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Navy Commissions Floating Marine Base Built at NASSCO in San Diego

The Navy commissioned on Saturday the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, a virtual floating Marine base that was built at NASSCO in San Diego. The 754-foot-long ship, officially an “expeditionary sea base,” has a flight deck and aviation hanger capable of supporting V-22 tiltrotors and MH-53E helicopters. Below the deck are accommodations, work spaces, and ordnance […]