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Last of new class of Navy warship departs shipyard

Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 5:44 PM EST
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BATH, Maine (AP) - The last of a new class of warship has departed a Maine shipyard.

The USS Lyndon B. Johnson was constructed at Bath Iron Works and is the last in a class of three ships the U.S. Navy has described as the largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyers in its history.

The stealth destroyer is the last of three Zumwalt-class ships to be built at the Bath shipyard. It departed on Wednesday.

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