Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78): Keel Laying to Christening in Four Minutes [TIME LAPSE]

Mike Schuler
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November 10, 2013

From the keel laying to christening, 4 years of constructing the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) in 4 minutes.

The Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the lead ship in U.S. Navy’s new class of aircraft carriers, was christened Saturday, November 9 during a ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding where the ship has been under construction since November 2009. The ceremonial bottle break was performed by the ship’s sponsor and daughter to President Gerald R. Ford, Susan Ford Bales.

PAST FORD COVERAGE: Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Aircraft Carrier

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