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CNO Delivers Remarks at Christening Ceremony for Future USS Jack H. Lucas

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday attended and delivered remarks at the christening ceremony for the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) in Pascagoula, Mississippi, March. 26. This ceremony marks the first … Continue reading

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USS Marinette Christened

(Original article appears courtesy of Lockheed Martin) Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 25, the future USS Marinette, completed its next milestone when ship sponsor, the Honorable Jennifer Granholm christened the ship by breaking a bottle of sparkling wine on the bow … Continue reading

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Future USNS Apalachicola Christened

(Original article appears courtesy of Seapower Magazine)  Austal USA christened Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF-13) USNS Apalachicola during a ceremony at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility Nov. 13, the company said in a release.  Austal has delivered twelve EPFs since December … Continue reading

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Submarine New Jersey Christened

(Original article appears courtesy of the Daily Press) Sponsor Susan DiMarco needed two swings of a bottle of sparkling wine to christen the Navy’s next attack submarine, the New Jersey. The first in-person christening of a warship at Newport News … Continue reading

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USNS Harvey Milk Christened in San Diego

(This article originally appears courtesy of navy.mil)  Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the Military Sealift Command’s newest ship, was christened during a ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. The event was attended by … Continue reading

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LCS Santa Barbara Christened

(This article originally appears courtesy of Seapower Magazine)  Austal USA hosted the christening ceremony for the future USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32) Independence-variant littoral combat ship at the company’s Gulf Coast shipyard Oct. 16, the company said in a release. Ship … Continue reading

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Future USS Carl M. Levin Christened

This article originally appeared courtesy of the Navy Times The future USS Carl M. Levin was christened Saturday by the Michigan senator’s daughters, who simultaneously smashed bottles of sparkling wine against the warship’s bow at Bath Iron Works. Daughters Erica Levin, Laura … Continue reading

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Navy Christens LPD USS Fort Lauderdale

(Original appears courtesy of Naval Technology) Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has held the naming ceremony of the US Navy’s newest landing platform/dock (LPD) 28 at its shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The 12th San Antonio-class amphibious transport ship was christened as … Continue reading

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Navy Christens USS Nantucket (LCS 27)

(Original article appears courtesy of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror) The USS Nantucket, the  first  U.S. Navy ship to be named after the island in more than 100 years, was christened Saturday in  Marinette, Wis. The christening ceremony marked the transition … Continue reading

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Navy Christens Future USS Hyman G. Rickover

(Original article appears courtesy of Navy.mil) The Navy’s newest Virginia-class attack submarine, future USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795), was christened during a ceremony at General Dynamics’ Electric Boat shipyard facility in Groton, Connecticut, July 31. “This submarine is a … Continue reading

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