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Bath-built destroyer featured on Amazon's series Jack Ryan

"The Office's" John Krasinski filmed aboard the Bath Iron Works built U.S.S Rafael Peralta last year for Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan series on Amazon Prime.
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John Krasinski filming Jack Ryan on U.S.S.Rafael Peralta built at BIW

BATH, Maine — A Navy ship built in Bath and named after a heroic veteran can now be seen on one of Amazon Prime’s most popular shows.

Last year, the political thriller “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” filmed scenes aboard the U.S.S Rafael Peralta. Peralta enlisted in the Navy on the same day he got his green card and immigrated to the United States from Mexico, according to the United States Navy. 

The show stars popular actor John Krasinski, best known for his comedic role as Jim Halpert in “The Office.” 

The episodes including the ship are now streaming on the show’s second season.

Sgt. Rafael Peralta was killed in Iraq by covering a live grenade with his body in 2004. He earned the Navy Cross and Purple Heart among other decorations for saving two other Marines.

Back in 2017, hundreds of people gathered to watch the boats’ christening. It is now docked in San Diego where the show was filmed.

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