FGH Delivers High Tech Vessel To Navy

Thursday, November 02, 2000
Friede Goldman Halter (FGH) held the christening ceremony of USNS Impeccable on November 1 at its Pascagoula, MS shipyard. The vessel's mission will involve the collection, processing and transmission of acoustic data in support of the Integrated Undersea Surveillance Systems (IUSS) mission requirements. Boasting a unique hull form, the 282-ft. (85.9 m) vessel will be operated by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) - utilizing both civilian and naval personnel. It is touted as the quietest vessel that the government operates, outside of submarines.

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