The littoral combat ship, USS Omaha made her maiden voyage from Mobile, Alabama to Naval Base San Diego, making stops along the way in Florida, Norfolk, Virginia, Cuba and Mexico.
The USS Omaha will be commissioned in downtown San Diego on February 3. After her commissioning, Omaha will immediately begin the next steps in preparing for deployment,” said Capt. Jordy Harrison, commander, LCS Squadron 1.
The combat ship is the 11th littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and sixth Independence-variant littoral combat ship, joining USS Independence (LCS 2), USS Coronado (LCS 4), USS Jackson (LCS 6), USS Montgomery (LCS 8) and USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) in homeport San Diego.
Fox 5 San Diego / AA Magnum Analyst News 2018.