John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) Lower Bow Lift

Sep 28, 2018

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Shipbuilders lowered the final piece of the ship’s underwater hull into place on Friday, Sept. 28 at Newport News Shipbuilding. The joining of the 726-ton lower bow, which includes the distinctive bulbous feature, completes the section of the ship below the waterline and extends the nuclear-powered warship an additional 122 feet.