Monday, August 16, 2021
USNS Navy Expeditionary Sea Base MSC USMC
Navy

US Seabase Completes Anti-Piracy Trials Off Nigeria

While most of the Pentagon is focused on evacuating Afghanistan, the US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea-Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams – the first US ship permanently assigned to West Africa –...

August 16, 2021
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Monday, August 9, 2021
USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams
Navy

Navy Sea Base Arrives In Nigeria For Anti-Piracy Push

By Tope Alake (Bloomberg) USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, the first ship permanently assigned to Africa, arrived in Nigeria’s commercial capital city of Lagos on Saturday as part of the U.S....

August 9, 2021
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Commissions Newest Expeditionary Sea Base

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base, USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), during ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday. The ESBs are one of two variants at...

March 10, 2020
Total Views: 589

Monday, August 26, 2019
nassco esb contract
Maritime News

NASSCO Awarded Contract to Build More Expeditionary Sea Base Ships for U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a contract to build up to three more Expeditionary Sea Base ships for the U.S. Navy. The contract, announced Friday by the Department of...

August 26, 2019
Total Views: 131

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Defense

Detyens Shipyards to Conduct Post Shakedown Availability of USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams (T-ESB 4)

Detyens Shipyards is being awarded a contract, valued at around $30 million, for a 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the post shakedown of the U.S. Navy expeditionary mobile base, USNS...

January 2, 2019
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Thursday, July 12, 2018
Interesting

NASSCO Dry Dock Containing Newbuild Military Sealift Command Ship Accidentally Floods

A dry dock containing a newbuild ship for the Military Sealift Command inadvertently flooded overnight at the General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard in San Diego. The dry dock is supporting the...

July 12, 2018
Total Views: 87

Thursday, February 22, 2018
USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams
News

NASSCO Delivers ‘Floating Sea Base’ USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams to U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the second mobile afloat ‘sea base’ to the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command. The USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) is named in honor of the...

February 22, 2018
Total Views: 92

Thursday, January 18, 2018
USNS Navy Expeditionary Sea Base MSC USMC
Defense

NASSCO Launches One Unsexy Ship

On Saturday General Dynamics NASSCO christened the Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, a most unsexy but important US Navy ship.  The ship’s namesake, Hershel “Woody” Williams, a Marine who...

January 18, 2018
Total Views: 183