Tripoli (LHA 7) Keel Authenticated

Tripoli (LHA 7) Keel Authenticated
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Lynne Mabus, wife of Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and sponsor of the amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7), signs her initials onto the ship’s keel plate this morning at HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Miss. She then certified that the keel had been “truly and fairly laid.” Also pictured is Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias. Photo by Lance Davis.