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US Navy intends to name ship after Harvey Milk

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Posted at 12:24 PM, Jul 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-29 14:24:34-04

The Navy has sent congressional notification that it intends to name a new oiler ship Harvey Milk, a US Navy official confirmed Friday to CNN.

The Navy is declining to comment further until the official naming announcement.

Harvey Milk was a San Francisco politician and gay rights activist. He was murdered in 1978.