U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen christens USS Manchester

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U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen addresses attendees at the keel laying of the USS Manchester on June 29, 2015
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen addresses attendees at the keel laying of the USS Manchester on June 29, 2015

MOBILE, AL — This morning U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen took part in the christening of the USS Manchester combat ship, in Mobile, Alabama. The ship is the second one in the U.S. Navy to be named after Manchester. The ship is an advanced high-speed and agile 419-foot combat ship. The Senator’s initials were welded onto an aluminum plate that was placed in the keel.