USS Cleveland (LCS-31)

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Shown here is sister-ship USS Freedom underway on sea trials in February 2013 before her first deployment
United States
Awarded15 January 2019[1]
BuilderMarinette Marine
Laid down16 June 2021[2]
Sponsored byRobyn Modly
IdentificationHull number: LCS-31
StatusOn order
General characteristics
Class and type Freedom-class littoral combat ship
Displacement3,410 metric tons (3,760 short tons) full load[1]
Length388 ft (118 m)[1]
Beam58 ft (18 m)[1]
Draft14 ft (4.3 m)[1]
Speed>40 knots (46 mph; 74 km/h)
Complement9 officers, 41 enlisted[1]

USS Cleveland (LCS-31) will be a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy.[3] She will be the fourth commissioned ship in naval service named after Cleveland, the second-largest city in Ohio.[4] Marinette Marine was awarded the contract to build the ship on 15 January 2019.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Cleveland (LCS-31)". Naval Vessel Register. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Team Freedom Lays Keel For Future USS Cleveland (LCS 31)" (Press release). Lockheed Martin. 17 June 2021. Retrieved 17 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Navy Statement on Littoral Combat Ship" (Press release). NAVSEA. 15 January 2019. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  4. ^ Tim Ryan (19 February 2019). "Congressman Tim Ryan Announces Details on Forthcoming USS Cleveland" (Press release). United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 25 March 2019.