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Photographer:WadeArmstrong [View profile]Title:USS Montgomery LCS8Added:Jun 15, 2019
Captured:June 07, 2019IMO:UnavailableHits:647
Location:Honolulu, United States
Photo Category: Corvettes
Entering Pearl Harbor Hawaii.
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Pennant no.:LCS8
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Steven Collingwood on Jun 16, 2019 12:04 (1 month ago)
The US Navy classifies these ships as LCS (Littoral Combat Ships). The US Navy likes having new "sexy" names for things to try and help get votes in congress to fund items. This is a classification that is really not used that much anywhere else. Since the US Navy is looking at new "Frigates" that have more combat power than these, IMHO the Corvette designation is good for them. That or Patrol Forces. If you go by size however, they are larger than many current frigates and even World War II Destroyers. And to confuse it even worse, they are name (mostly) after cities - and that used to be a cruiser or attack submarine naming route.
ventuari on Jun 16, 2019 11:43 (1 month ago)
Hi Wade. Nice shot. Interesting details. Perfect angle to see the new type. It is officially a corvette ? Congratulations my friend.
Jim McQuarrie on Jun 16, 2019 10:03 (1 month ago)
Like something from a sci/fi movie 👍 👍👍
Clyde Dickens on Jun 15, 2019 22:40 (1 month ago)
Good one Wade! Interesting view under the ship
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