Locals travel for christening, meet House Speaker Posted in: Lifestyle Elgin’s very own Celebrity Realtor, Valerie Navejas, and her daughters Bella and Gianni Navejas got a front row seat to a very historical event. On Saturday, July 17, the US Navy christened the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO-205), the first ship in the service’s new class of oilers. The ceremony took place in San Diego at the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) San Diego shipyard. Proud grandfather Patrick Shaw is a US Navy Veteran who has worked for the company for over 15 years. Gianni Navejas, the youngest of the Navejas crew, was chosen to be the flower ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!