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USS Somerset commissioned in Philadelphia

A new U.S. Navy ship was commissioned on Saturday in Philadelphia.
It’s named to honor the men and women who were killed in the crash of United Airlines Flight 93.
The USS Somerset is named for the western Pennsylvania county where the airplane crashed during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
More than 5,000 spectators gathered at Penn’s Landing to watch the commissioning.
The USS Somerset is the third ship to be named in honor of September 11th victims, alongside the USS New York and the USS Arlington.


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