Navy submarine USS Washington has Boeing tie
That same submarine is designated 787.
“Though coincidental, it is especially fitting that the USS Washington is designated the 787,” Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., said in a press statement. “From the Boeing Everett Factory to the shipyards in Virginia where the Washington is now under construction, that number stands as a symbol of pride and of the strength of our state, our workers and our service members.”
Boeing, of course, builds 787 jets here in Everett, Wash.
The Navy hasn't named a naval ship “Washington” in more than 50 years.
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