Public invited to commissioning of USS Cincinnati in Gulfport

Public invited to commissioning of USS Cincinnati in Gulfport
On October 5th, the USS Cincinnati is being commissioned by the US Navy at Jones Park. (Source: Photo USS Cincinnati Foundation)

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - The public is invited to watch the commissioning of the USS Cincinnati on October 5th at Jones Park in Gulfport.

The ship is being commissioned by the US Navy.

Although the event is open to the public, people must register. Registration originally closed on September 15, but officials decided to extend the date.

The Commissioning Ceremony marks the official entry of a warship into the active fleet of the U.S. Navy.

Anyone can register and get tickets here.

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