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USS Detroit (LCS 7)
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  • The background quartering is a partial depiction of the flag of the City of Detroit. 
  • The yellow trident displaying lightning bolt tines symbolizes the modern power of today’s Navy. 
  • The winged tire recalls Detroit’s long-time connection to the automotive industry. 


  • The array of stars signifies that this is the sixth ship named for the City of Detroit. 
  • The contemporary ship’s anchor is a symbol of today’s modern Navy, while the mine demonstrates underwater warfare.


  • The sword and cutlass represent surface warfare capabilities and the dedicated crew of USS Detroit.


  • Black is the color for might, and determination; yellow signifies the four virtues of nobleness, goodwill, vigor and magnanimity. The motto, “SWIFT VIGILANCE,” and the mako sharks serve to demonstrate the speed, preparedness and perseverance required for anti-submarine warfare.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act   |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAP  |  DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Site Map  |  Contact Us   |  988 Helpline
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