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First Zumwalt class destroyer heads to sea

Zumwalt class destroyer starts sea trials today. The USS Zumwalt headed out to sea this morning.

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Zumwalt class destroyer heads to sea

“The largest destroyer ever built for the U.S. Navy headed out to sea for the first time Monday, departing from shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and carefully navigating the winding Kennebec River before reaching the open ocean where the ship will undergo sea trials.

More than 200 shipbuilders, sailors and residents gathered to watch as the futuristic 600-foot, 15,000-pound USS Zumwalt glided past Fort Popham, accompanied by tugboats.”

Source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/largest-destroyer-built-navy-headed-sea-testing-35622370

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