From The Navy Times…
Date set for commissioning of new Navy ship in Buffalo.
By: The Associated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A date has been set for the commissioning of a new Navy warship in Buffalo later this year.
The USS Little Rock commissioning committee received word Wednesday from the ship’s commander that the $360 million vessel known as a littoral combat ship will be commissioned Dec. 16 at Canalside on Buffalo’s Lake Erie waterfront.
It will be the first time in the Navy’s 242-year history that a new ship will be commissioned alongside its namesake. Read the full story here.