OAKLAND (CBS SF) – The United States Navy is honoring Oakland with its latest warship.

Naval Secretary Ray Mabus officially announced the littoral combat ship will be named the USS Oakland, during a ceremony at the Oakland A’s game on Wednesday.

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Officials said construction of the vessel by shipbuilder Austal begins in November 2016.

The USS Oakland is expected to be completed in 2018.

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According to the Navy Times, there have been two other naval ships named the USS Oakland. The first was a cargo ship commissioned in 1918. The second ship with the name was an Atlanta-class light cruiser that was in service during World War II.