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Report: Navy to Name Ship After Iconic Gay Rights Advocate Harvey Milk

The U.S. Navy is expected to name one of its ships after gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, who became the first openly gay man to hold public office in California, according to a new report.

A July 14 notification, obtained by the U.S. Naval Institute’s news service, indicated the Navy will name a Military Sealift Command fleet oiler after the activist. The vessel, which will be constructed by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego, California, will be officially titled USNS Harvey Milk. …

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