LCS 36
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The Kingsville (LCS 36) is the 18th ship in the Independence-class littoral combat ships and the first ship in the U.S. Navy named in honor of the city of Kingsville, Texas.

February 23, 2022 The keel authentication ceremony for the future USS Kingsville was held at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

March 23, 2023 The Kingsville exited the assembly bay #4 at Austal's facility for the first time and was transported down river, while sitting on a deck barge, to BAE Systems Southeast shipyard's floating dry-dock; Launched and moored at Combined Wharf on March 27.

April 22, The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Kingsville was christened during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony at Austal USA shipyard in Mobile. Ms. Katherine Kline served as sponsor of the ship.