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Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) man the rails and bring the ship to life during the ship's commissioning ceremony.
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MOBILE, Ala. (June 4, 2011) Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) man the rails and bring the ship to life during the ship's commissioning ceremony. The new destroyer honors the late Vice Adm. William P. Lawrence, a naval aviator who served as a test pilot and endured 6 years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. Lawrence went on to serve as the superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy and Chief of Naval Personnel. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Mark C. Jones)

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