Last of new class of Navy warships departs shipyard

The last of a new class of warships has departed a Maine shipyard

Via AP news wire
Wednesday 12 January 2022 21:54
Warship Departs
Warship Departs

The last of a new class of warships departed a Maine shipyard Wednesday.

The USS Lyndon B. Johnson was constructed at Bath Iron Works and is the last in a class of three ships the U.S. Navy has described as the largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyers in its history.

The ship previously left for sea trials in late August. That was the first time it made it to the Atlantic Ocean

The ship left for the trials 113 years to the day after Johnson was born. It was christened in 2019.

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