First Steel Cut for Deepwater Cutter

October 2004
Sea Power;Oct2004, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p44
The article presents a photograph featuring a Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Inc. burner specialist cutting the first steel to begin construction of the first Maritime Security Cutter, Large, at the company's shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The 421-foot-long, 4,112-ton multimission cutter will be the largest ship type built under the Deepwater program and the first major multimission cutter built for the service in 25 years.


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