USA—John Lewis Tanker Christened In Calif.

U.S. Navy | 07/20/2021

The U.S. Navy has christened the first ship in its new class of replenishment oilers, reports the service. On Saturday, the John Lewis (TAO-205) was christened during a ceremony in San Diego, Calif. The John Lewis-class replenishment oilers were designed to commercial standards and will replace the Henry J. Kaiser-class ships, noted USNI News. General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) is building the class at its San Diego shipyard, where it began work on the...

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