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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Future USS John Finn (DDG 113) Launched


The future USS John Finn (DDG 113) was launched at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard March 28.

During launch the drydock was flooded allowing the 637-foot floating dock to slowly submerge until the ship was afloat.

Once the drydock was fully submerged, the ship was pulled by tugs to HII's south berth where the ship will continue outfitting in preparation for test and activation and eventual delivery to the Navy.

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