Fort Worth (LCS 3) Maiden Voyage

Delivered two months early to the U.S. Navy by the Lockheed Martin team, LCS 3, the Fort Worth, will depart the Marinette Marine shipyard in early August 2012 on its maiden voyage. Follow along as the ship journeys around the country to its commissioning and homeport.


  1. New stops will be added on the map as the ship travels from the Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin to its Sept. 22nd commissioning in Galveston, Texas, and ultimately to its homeport in San Diego, Calif. News and photos from the ship's travels will be added regularly, with the most recent content appearing just below the map.
  2. USS Fort Worth Comes to Life:
  3. USS Fort Worth Comes to Life
    USS Fort Worth Comes to Life
  4. The big day nears...
  5. New photos of LCS 3's arrival in Galveston, Texas:
  6. LCS 3 has arrived in Galveston, Texas! See photo slide shows & get ship tour details:
  7. LCS 3 nears Galveston, Texas, just days before commissioning.
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  10. On Sept. 1, LCS 3 reached Mayport, FL. Read about how the ship faced its first storm in the Atlantic along the way:
  11. LCS 3 in Norfolk, Va.: