Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion & Repair - Gulf Coast

Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SUPSHIP) Gulf Coast is the United States Navy’s agency that administers shipbuilding and ship repair contracts with major shipbuilding contractors on the Gulf Coast. This military and civilian organization of 400 personnel, an activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command, provides engineering, quality assurance, contract management, and financial services required to streamline how our shipbuilding contractors provide ships and craft to our Navy.

Supervisor Of Shipbuilding, Conversion & Repair, USN
P.O. Box 7003
Pascagoula, MS 39568-7003

Telephone: 228-935-0021

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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott delivers his remarks during the commissioning ceremony of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18). LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) Sailors of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18), run to their newly commissioned ship during a ceremony to bring the ship to life. LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) Cmdr. Christopher K. Brusca, the commanding officer of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18), delivers his remarks while his crew watch on from the ship during the commissioning ceremony. LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) Audience members assemble for the commissioning ceremony of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18). LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) Sailors of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18), hold a banner from the crew of the fifth ship to bear the name, USS Charleston (LKA 113). LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina. (U.S. Navy photo by Samantha Crane/Released)
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) Members of the U.S. Fleet Forces Band and Joint Base Charleston Band play for the audience assembled for the commissioning ceremony of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18). LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) Sailors and Airmen from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, present the colors during the commissioning ceremony of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18). LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) The mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, John J. Tecklenburg, delivers his remarks during the commissioning ceremony of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18). LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) Sailors of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18), stand at parade rest during the ship’s commissioning ceremony. LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (March 2, 2019) Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer delivers his remarks during the commissioning ceremony of the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18). LCS 18 is the sixteenth littoral combat ship to enter the fleet and the ninth of the Independence variant. It is the sixth ship named for Charleston, the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina.

Leadership


Capt. Brian D. Lawrence
Commanding Officer, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion & Repair, Gulf Coast
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Nadia M. Herron
Executive Director, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion & Repair, Gulf Coast
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Capt. Nathan A. Schneider
Executive Officer, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion & Repair, Gulf Coast
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TOP NEWS

New Supervisor of Shipbuilding Gulf Coast takes command
Capt. Brian D. Lawrence, left, pins the Supervisor of Shipbuilding Gulf Coast command pin to the uniform of Capt. Nathan A. Schneider. Schneider assumed command of SSGC during a change of command ceremony Aug. 12. Schneider was previously the executive officer for SSGC. Before serving as executive officer, he served as the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for ship programs within the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition.
Aug. 13, 2019 - Capt. Nathan A. Schneider relieved Capt. Brian D. Lawrence as Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion

Remembering the attack on the USS Stark
USS Stark (FFG-31) on May 18, 1987.
May 17, 2019 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- On May 17, 1987, 37 sailors died and 21 were wounded when the USS Stark (FFG 31) was struck by two Iraqi missiles while on patrol in the Persian Gulf.

Black History Month Event Stresses Importance of Inclusion
PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Cmdr. Robby Trotter, DDG 117 Precommissioning Unit commanding officer, speaks during the Supervisor of Shipbuilding Gulf Coast Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee African American/Black History Month event on Feb. 20. Trotter focused on how the movements of black Americans ultimately reshaped the Navy while also stressing the importance of inclusion and diversity.
Feb. 22, 2019 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The Supervisor of Shipbuilding Gulf Coast Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee hosted an African American/Black History Month event on Feb. 20.

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