Construction of the future USS Robert E. Simanek (ESB-7) Lewis B. Puller-class Expeditionary Sea Base ship began with a ceremony on Dec. 1 at General Dynamics’ National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) [GD] in San Diego.

ESBs are modular ships that…

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