Welcome USS Michael Monsoor
BATH, Maine (June 18, 2016) Sally Monsoor christens the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), which is named in honor of her son, Medal of Honor recipient Navy MA2 (SEAL) Michael A. Monsoor. DDG-1001 includes new technologies and will serve as a multi-mission platform capable of operating as an integral part of naval, joint or combined maritime forces. (U.S. Navy photo 160618-N-NO101-002 courtesy of Bath Iron Works/Released)
The ship named in his honor will be the second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer and as such is huge.
How huge? Check this out when compared to the rest of the U.S. Navy’s destroyer lineage.