Tripoli (LHA 7) Christening

Tripoli (LHA 7) Christening

Photo by Lance Davis/HII

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Ship's sponsor Lynne Mabus (right) smashes a bottle of sparkling wine against the bow of the Ingalls-built amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7). Also pictured (left to right) are Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss.; Capt. Kevin Meyers, Tripoli's prospective commanding officer; acting Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Dee; Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias; and Lynne Mabus' husband, former Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. Photo by Lance Davis/HII