Navy Combat Ship Sails Through Sault Ste. Marie

People in Sault Ste. Marie were stunned to see the USS Minneapolis Saint Paul Navy Combat Ship make its way up the St. Marys River and through the Soo Locks Saturday afternoon.

The ship is making its way to Duluth Minnesota.

It was christened in 2019 and will be commissioned in Duluth next Saturday.

It is 387 feet long with a maximum speed of 52 miles per hour.

The ship will eventually be home ported in Florida at naval Station Mayport.