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Medgar Evers Supply Ship Delivered

April 26 2012


The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of its latest Lewis and Clark-class supply ship, reports San Diego-based General Dynamics NASSCO, which built the vessel.

The Medgar Evers completed sea trials three weeks ago ahead of its delivery on Tuesday in San Diego.

The ship, named after the slain civil rights leader from Mississippi, is the 13th of 14 in the class.

The 14th ship, the Cesar Chavez, is scheduled to be christened and launched on May 5, before her delivery at the end of...

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