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Navy oceanographic ship christened, launched

MOSS POINT — VT Halter Marine has christened and launched the seventh in a series of new oceanographic vessels for the Navy. The ceremony was held at VT Halter’s shipyard in Moss Point. The U.S. Naval Ship Maury, a T-AGS 66, is named for Cmdr. Matthew Fontaine Maury. Maury was an astronomer, historian, oceanographer and cartographer in the Navy. He ...

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White going to Pentagon

A Navy officer at Stennis Space Center is getting a promotion to the Pentagon. A Defense Department news release says Rear Adm. Jonathan W. White will be director of the Navy’s oceanography, space and maritime domain awareness division in Washington. White is currently commander of the naval meteorology and oceanography command at Stennis.

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