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Hagel Visits BIW

Hagel Visits BIW

| November 21, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told shipbuilders and sailors that the largest destroyer ever built by the Navy will be an important asset in the Asia-Pacific region. Speaking to a crowd of several hundred, he said the 610-foot Zumwalt that is under construction “represents the cutting edge of our naval capabilities.” Hagel […]

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Shutdown Postpones Christening

Shutdown Postpones Christening

| October 11, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – The christening ceremony in Maine for a first-in-class warship has been postponed due to the partial federal government shutdown. The Navy announced Friday that it’s postponing the ceremony for the future USS Zumwalt, which was supposed to be held Oct. 19 at Bath Iron Works. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree’s office says […]

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