The second most decorated
ship in naval history!
Learn about the memorial in San Diego!
DIEGO (LPD 22)
Is the current ship to be named in honor of the city of San Diego. April
USS San Diego CL-53 Memorial guest speaker Vice Admiral Timothy
W. LaFleur, Commander Naval Surface Forces, on behalf of the
Secretary of the Navy, declared LPD-22 will be the 4th ship
named in honor of the city San Diego.
USS SAN DIEGO LPD-22,commssioned in San Diego 19 May 2002- photos of the commisioning This will be the
fourth "San Diego." The first was the armored cruiser (ACR 6)
which was later renamed USS California, the second is the infamous WWII
light cruiser (CL 53), and the third a combat stores ship (AFS