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Ann Zumwalt Coppola, daughter of Adm. Elmo R. Bud Zumwalt Jr., cuts the cake with Capt. James A. Kirk, commanding officer of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDD 1000), following a transfer of ownership ceremony.
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BATH, Maine (May 20, 2016) Ann Zumwalt Coppola, daughter of Adm. Elmo R. "Bud" Zumwalt Jr., cuts the cake with Capt. James A. Kirk, commanding officer of the future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDD 1000), following a transfer of ownership ceremony. The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of DDG 1000, the future USS Zumwalt destroyer May 20. Following a crew certification period and October commissioning ceremony in Baltimore, Zumwalt will transit to its homeport in San Diego for a Post Delivery Availability and Mission Systems Activation. DDG 1000 is the lead ship of the Zumwalt-class destroyers; next-generation multi-mission surface combatants tailored for land attack and littoral dominance. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Roger S. Duncan/Released)

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