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USS Freedom Gets Underway After Two Years of Repairs


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Littoral Combat Ship USS Freedom (LCS-1) left a pier in San Diego, Calif., for the first time in more than two years, after an extensive repair period to fix the ship’s propulsion system.

The underway was part of contractor trials to test repairs after a Colt-Pielstick diesel engine was damaged in 2016, a Navy spokesperson told USNI News on Monday. https://news.usni.org/2018/12/18/uss-freedom-gets-underway-two-years-repairs

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