Bath Shipyard to Receive Contract for New Destroyer

Navy warship being constructed at Bath Iron Works. Photo/New England Boating.
Navy warship being constructed at Bath Iron Works. Photo/New England Boating.

According to Seacoast Online, the spending bill that Congress has sent to President Obama includes funding for another destroyer to be built at Bath Iron Works. Maine’s congressional delegation added $1 billion for the extra destroyer into the package that cleared Congress on Friday, Dec. 18.

Read more about the congressional approval of funds to build a new destroyer at Bath Iron Works.