Navy’s newest destroyer is named for a former top enlisted man and Pearl Harbor survivor

September 28, 2020

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The USS Delbert D. Black, the Navy’s newest destroyer, entered service on Saturday, more than a year after being damaged in a shipyard collision.

The Black, the 68th Arleigh-Burke-class destroyer, is the first destroyer commissioned by the Navy this year. The ceremony at Port Canaveral, Fla., was kept small and private, like many other Navy ceremonies this year, due to coronavirus restrictions…

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