Contract through Commissioning
Phase I includes the following major milestone events:
- Keel Laying – anticipated 2021 in Marinette, Wisconsin
- Christening – anticipated 2022 in Marinette, Wisconsin
- Delivery – anticipated 2023 in Marinette, Wisconsin
- Commissioning – anticipated 2023 in Cleveland, Ohio
In addition, to help increase awareness of the future USS Cleveland and Naval history and heritage in northeast Ohio, the USS Cleveland Legacy Foundation is partnering with the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. to sponsor and have installed at a location near Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland a replica of the Lone Sailor Statue. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Mike Dovilla at firstname.lastname@example.org.