USS ST. LOUIS LCS 19
The St. Louis (LCS 19) is the 10th ship in the Freedom-class littoral combat ships and the seventh ship in the United States Navy to be named after St. Louis, the largest city in the state of Missouri.
May 17, 2017 The keel authentication ceremony for the future-USS St. Louis was held at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine Corp. Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin.
December 15, 2018 PCU St. Louis was christened and launched during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony at Marinette Marine Shipyard. Mrs. Barbara B. Taylor, the wife of Andrew C. Taylor, Chairman and CEO of Enterprise Holdings, served as sponsor of the ship.
November 8, 2019 The St. Louis returned to Marinette shipyard after a one-day underway for Builder's (Alpha) trials on Lake Michigan; Day-long underway on Nov. 18; Brief underway on Nov. 26; Day-long underway for acceptance trials on Dec. 11.
February 6, 2020 U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS St. Louis during a short ceremony aboard the ship.