And we've contracted for two civilian ships to come out from Singapore to lift and transport her. Maybe someone with more US Navy knowledge can comment if this is standard practice or a product of not having the military capability any more?
The USS Roberts was severely damaged by a mine in the Persian Gulf in 1988, the absolute peak of the Reagan Navy, an we had to contract for a Dutch lift ship to carry her home.
So it's standard practice. USN doesn't keep its own lift ships around because we don't need them very often.