BATH, Maine (AP) — The future USS Daniel Inouye has departed Maine’s Bath Iron Works and is en route to its island home in the Pacific Ocean.

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer left the shipyard and made its way down the Kennebec River to the Atlantic Ocean on Monday.

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The warship bears the name of the late U.S. senator from Hawaii who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in Italy in World War II.

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The ship will eventually make its way to Hawaii where it will be commissioned and stationed at Pearl Harbor.