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Austal builds one version of the LCS, an aluminum trimaran, in Mobile; Lockheed Martin builds a second version, a steel monohull, at Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyards in Wisconsin.
Netzer’s suggested rate structure increases fees for onshore moorings for small boats, adds a per-hull premium for catamarans and trimarans, and establishes a separate, $1.55-per-foot rate for large vessels, or vessels at least 100 feet long.
There are two variants of the LCS; Austal builds one of them, a high-speed aluminum trimaran, in Mobile.
The Pentagon’s plan is for the aluminum trimaran Independence-class warships to homeport in San Diego while Florida becomes the East Coast station for the traditional steel Freedom-class LCS variants.
Meanwhile, Macif, the fastest of the trimarans captained by Francois Gabart, reached New York in 8 days, 31 minutes and 20 seconds.
Fast and nimble with a distinctive trimaran hull borrowed from racing yachts and commercial ferries, the Giffords can be configured to handle anti-submarine and anti-mine operations.
The baseline version of the U.S. Navy's trimarans have only a single, smaller 57-millimeter gun and two 30-millimeter guns.
Giant multihulls are often used for transatlantic races and record attempts such as the Jules Verne Trophy for the fastest non-stop time around-the-world, held by the 105ft trimaran IDEC SPORT in 40 days 23 hours.
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Origin and Etymology of trimaran
First Known Use: 1949See Words from the same year
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: a boat that has three hulls
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