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USS Fresno Launched

One of three US Navy ships named for Fresno, California, the latest USS Fresno was the 4th ship in the Newport-class tank landing ships. Construction began on December 16, 1967 at San Diego, California, by the National Steel & Shipbuilding Company. Fresno launched on September 28, 1968, and was commissioned November 22, 1969 with Commander Stani... San Diego (Calif.)
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