The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship USS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) Saturday, May 8, at Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado, California.
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31 Aug 2020
MEDITERRANEAN SEA -- The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) is conducting interoperability training with Special Operations Forces (SOF) assigned to Special Operations Command-Africa (SOCAF) in the Mediterranean Sea.
20 Apr 2020
U.S. Army AH-64E Apache attack helicopters with 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, conducted deck-landing qualifications (DLQ) aboard the expeditionary sea base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3) from March 23-27 in the 5th Fleet area of operations.
21 Oct 2019
The U.S. Navy christened the Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) on October 19 at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego.
26 Aug 2019
General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy worth up to $1.6 billion for the construction of the sixth and seventh ships of the Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program, as well as an option for ESB 8.
25 Jun 2019
The future USNS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) expeditionary mobile base got underway from General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) for the first time since the graving dock flooding incident on July 11, 2018, the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) stated on its Facebook page.