USNS Lewis B. Puller (T-ESB-3), (formerly T-MLP-3/T-AFSB-1) is the first purpose-built Expeditionary Mobile Base vessel for the United States Navy. It will be one of two Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) variants of the U.S. Navy's planned fleet of Expeditionary Transfer Dock vessels. Lewis B. Puller was launched and floated-off at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard on 6 November 2014.
USCGC James is named for Joshua James (1826–1902), an American sea captain and a U.S. Life-Saving Service station keeper credited with saving over 600 lives. Huntington Ingalls Industries, Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi was awarded the construction contract September 9, 2011. The keel was laid on May 17, 2013 and James was launched on May 3, 2014.
John Finn (DDG-113) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. The contract to build her was awarded to Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Mississippi, on 15 June 2011. Ingalls has been a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries since its acquisition in April 2001. Prior to the award, Ingalls had constructed 28 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. The ship was launched 28 March 2015.
USS John P. Murtha (LPD-26), is the 10th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship of the United States Navy and is named in honor of Congressman John Murtha (1932–2010) of Pennsylvania. John P. Murtha is homeported at Naval Base San Diego. The contract to build John P. Murtha was awarded to Ingalls Shipbuilding on 1 April 2011.
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and final Nimitz-class supercarrier of the United States Navy. Construction began in 2003 at the Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard's Dry Dock 12, the largest in the western hemisphere. She was completed in 2009 and her home port is Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia
USS Detroit (LCS-7) is the fourth Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. The ceremonial “laying of the keel” was in early November 2012 at the Marinette Marine shipyards in Marinette, Wisconsin. The ship was launched on 18 October 2014.

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