Bath-Built Destroyer Named for Navy Secretary, Statesman

Burgess, Richard C.
June 2004
Sea Power;Jun2004, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p42
Reports that the U.S. Navy's newest Flight IIA Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer has been named in honor of Paul H. Nitze, a former Navy secretary and ambassador. Delivery of the keynote address by U.S. Senator Susan Collins during the ceremonies; Career background of Nitze; Achievements and awards received by Nitze; Announcement of the names of several future Arleigh Burke destroyers.


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