Naval Station Everett welcomes USS Gridley

The USS Gridley arrives at new homeport, Naval Station Everett on July, 9, 2016. (KOMO Photo)

NAVAL STATION EVERETT, Wash - The USS Gridley arrived to her new homeport at Naval Station Everett on Saturday.

The Gridley is the 51st Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer.

She was formerly stationed at Naval Base Siego, and is the first of four destroyers that will shift their homeport to Everett over the next year.

Most of the ship's crew and their families have already moved to the area.

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