By: Courtney Mabeus
December 24, 2019
December 24 (Navy Times) —
WASHINGTON – The Navy’s two next Virginia-class fast-attack submarines will be named in honor of the crews of two battleships sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor nearly eight decades ago.
Acting Navy Secretary Thomas B. Modly announced the decision to name the boats after the battleships Arizona and Oklahoma Monday.
Read more here: https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/12/24/next-subs-will-be-named-to-honor-battleships-sunk-at-pearl-harbor/