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Ship's sponsor Alma Bernice Clark Gravely, wife of the late Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, addresses hundreds of guests during the christening ceremony for the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer pre-commissioning unit (PCU) Gravely (DDG-107).

Ship's sponsor Alma Bernice Clark Gravely, wife of the late Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, addresses hundreds of guests during the christening ceremony for the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer pre-commissioning unit (PCU) Gravely (DDG-107).

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PASCAGOULA, Miss. (May. 16, 2009) Ship's sponsor Alma Bernice Clark Gravely, wife of the late Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, addresses hundreds of guests during the christening ceremony for the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer pre-commissioning unit (PCU) Gravely (DDG-107) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss. The Navy's newest destroyer is the 57th in her class, and honors Vice Adm. Gravely who was the first African American to command and major warship, achieve flag rank, and command a numbered fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien) File# 090516-N-5549O-125

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16/05/2009 - 16/05/2009
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PASCAGOULA, Miss.
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U.S. NAVY
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