(CBS DETROIT) – One iconic Michigander and Detroiter lives on through a new U.S Navy guided-missile destroyer.
You’re looking at the USS Carl Levin, named after the late U.S. Senator from Michigan.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
The ship is set to be christened in the morning on Saturday, Oct. 2, which involves shattering a bottle of champagne on the hull before sending it out to sea.READ MORE: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
Levin passed away in July after a long battle with lung cancer.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 7,505 New COVID-19 Cases, 118 Deaths
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