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New high-tech destroyer turns heads in Pearl Harbor

  • Video by Craig T. Kojima and William Cole / ckojima@staradvertiser.com and wcole@staradvertiser.com

    The Navy's new high-tech destroyer USS Zumwalt arrived in Pearl Harbor on Tuesday.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The lead ship of the Navy’s newest class of guided-missile destroyers USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) arrived in Pearl Harbor Tuesday. “As we all know, Pearl Harbor has a rich naval history.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    We are honored to sail Zumwalt through these historic waters for the first time,” said the ship’s commanding officer, Capt. Andrew Carlson, above.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The lead ship of the U.S. Navy’s newest class of guided-missile destroyers, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) arrived on JBPHH Apr. 2. The ship’s arrival will mark the first time Zumwalt has visited Pearl Harbor.

A striking and controversial Navy destroyer pulled into Pearl Harbor for the first time Tuesday, turning heads for its sheer size (610 feet long), stealth features and unorthodox wave-piercing “tumblehome” hull on its first operational sail from San Diego. Read more

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