Posts Tagged ‘christening’

Navy’s USNS Medgar Evers christened in California

by Published: November 14,2011

Tags: christening, civil rights, defense, military, ship, shipbuilding, ships

SAN  DIEGO — General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, has christened the U.S. Navy’s newest supply ship, USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13). Named in honor of the African American civil rights leader from Mississippi, the USNS Medgar Evers is the 13th ship of a class of 14 dry cargo/ammunition ships designed […] [...]

Ships for Egyptian Navy christened at VT Halter

by Published: November 1,2011

Tags: christening, manufacturing, military, shipbuilding, ships

PASCAGOULA — Dedication ceremonies have been held at VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula for the first of four fast missile ships being built for Egyptian navy. It’s named after the former commander in chief of the Egyptian navy, Soliman Ezzat. The Egyptian navy will use the vessels to patrol and defend its coastal waterways of […] [...]

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