General Dynamics NASSCO Christens USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams

SAN DIEGO – On Saturday, October 21, General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a christening and naming ceremony for the Navy’s newest Expeditionary Sea Base, the USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4). The ship’s namesake, Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams, spoke at the ceremony, and his two daughters, Travie Ross and Tracie Ross, officially named and christened the Read More >

General Dynamics NASSCO Breaks Ground on New Panel Line

Capable of manufacturing steel plate as thin as five millimeters, the new panel line is the first of its kind in U.S. shipbuilding to combine the most efficient and effective thin plate panel production operations into a single facility. SAN DIEGO – On Wednesday, August 2, General Dynamics NASSCO began construction on a new panel Read More >

Barrio Logan Student Names New NASSCO Tug ‘Blue Fin’

SAN DIEGO – As part of its Maritime Month celebration in May, General Dynamics NASSCO invited local K-8 students residing or attending school in the Greater Logan Heights community to name the company’s newest tug boat. Today the tug received its new name and was christened at a special ceremony at NASSCO’s shipyard in Barrio Read More >

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Final ECO Class Tanker

The LNG-ready ECO Class tankers are the most fuel-efficient product carriers to enter the Jones Act trade. SAN DIEGO – On Wednesday, June 7, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the final ECO Class tanker constructed as part of an eight-tanker, dual-customer program. The Palmetto State was delivered to longtime customer American Petroleum Tankers (APT) during a Read More >