TITLE

New Aegis Destroyer Christened

PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Apr2001, Vol. 127 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on baptism of the U.S. Navy's Ageis destroyer Shoup (DDG-86) at Pascagoula, Mississippi on March 1, 2001. Profile of David M. Shoup after whom the destroyer was christened.
ACCESSION #
9078093

 

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