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$4.4 Billion USS Zumwalt Destroyer Towed From Panama Canal After Breakdown


While passing through the lower half of the Panama Canal on Monday evening, a new Zumwalt-class destroyer broke down and had to be taken under tow to a berth, according to the US Third Navy Fleet in San Diego.

The 610-foot, 16,000-ton vessel was towed to the Balboa Naval Station, a former US base. The ship cost $4.4 billion and is the most expensive destroyer built in Navy history. – READ MORE

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