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  1. #1 Community Editor CommunityEditor's Avatar
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    LCS home port

    Navy still wants Mayport as East Coast LCS hub

    Fleet Forces Command said Thursday it wants as many as 14 littoral combat ships to call Mayport, Fla., home by 2020 — confirming a basing plan that’s been in place for nearly three years.

    The move signals the Navy’s support for Naval Station Mayport, whose piers are getting increasingly empty as the Navy retires its frigates.


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    Is Mayport, Fla., the right East Coast choice?

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    Re: LCS home port

    :lolYea,saves the govt. money for dredging,plus lighter to pull off the beach after a storm, but only after they break the welds holding it to the pier. Added bonus is not so far to tow back to builder to fix it. And not far to tow for FLA reef projects. Win-Win!!:cheer2

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