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USS Somerset to undergo maintenance

15th March 2021 - 15:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock to be overhauled by June 2022.

Naval Sea Systems Command has selected Continental Maritime of San Diego to perform maintenance, modernisation and repair work on USS Somerset, a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock.

Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by June 2022.

The $32.52 million contract, announced by the DoD on 12 March, includes options that (if exercised) will raise the overall value of the deal to $38.43 million.

USS Somerset was launched in April 2012 and commissioned in March 2014.

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