October 13 2009
The U.S. Navy has announced the name of the newest Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo and ammunition ship, reports the Dept. of Defense.
The vessel will be named Medgar Evers, after the civil-rights activist who was assassinated in Mississippi in June 1963.
Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13),the 13th ship of the Lewis and Clark class, is being built by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego.
Paid Military Periscope subscribers can get more information on the Lewis and Clark class at: ...
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.