USS PAUL IGNATIUS
DDG 117
  
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The Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) is the 67th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in the United States Navy. The ship is named in honor of Paul Robert Ignatius who served as U.S. Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) under President Lyndon Johnson from 1967 to 1969.

October 20, 2015 The keel authentication ceremony for DDG 117 was held at Ingalls Operations shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.

November 12, 2016 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Paul Ignatius was launched from a floating dry-dock and moored at Ingalls West Bank Yard South Wharf.