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WATCH: USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul set for Duluth commissioning

WATCH: USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul set for Duluth commissioning Photo: ABC 6 News Jim Peterson.

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Updated: May 21, 2022 10:01 AM
Created: May 18, 2022 09:39 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Duluth will host a special ceremony with the U.S. Navy commissioning its newest vessel the LCS 21 named the USS Minneapolis/Saint Paul, in the port of Duluth.

This is the first time a U.S. Navy vessel of any kind has been commissioned, not just in Duluth, but anywhere in the State of Minnesota.

This ship is one of the Freedom-Class Littoral Combat Ships, or LCS, which are fast, agile vessels, able to operate in near-shore environments.

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She is the second ship named after Minnesota's twin cities.

The commissioning will take place 10 a.m. Saturday.

 ABC 6 News Now


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