U.S. Navy’s First John Lewis-Class Oiler Launched at NASSCO
The first ship in the U.S. Navy’s new class of fleet replenishment oilers has been launched at General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego. The John Lewis-class oilers will provide underway...
The 60-foot long, 30-foot wide island was the 452nd lift of the nearly 500 total lifts needed to complete the first of the next-generation class of American nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).
The ship is about 90 percent structurally complete at Huntington Ingalls Industries.
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