Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) Christening


The guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) will be christened at Ingalls Shipbuilding on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017.

Ima Black, wife of Delbert Black, is the ship's sponsor. MCPON Steven S. Giordano, USN, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, is the principal speaker. Learn more

Contact information

Bill Glenn
Manager of Media Relations
Ingalls Shipbuilding Communications
(228) 935-1323

About Huntington Ingalls

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

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