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  • 17 March 2011
    Equipment & technology

      The Constellation is heading back to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor following repairs for rot caused by rainwater. The historic warship is expect to leave dry dock Monday in nearby Sparrows Point and head back with the submarine Torsk, which also has been undergoing repair. The ships were towed earlier this year from the tourist-oriented Inner […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors from Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Baltimore volunteered to work with civilian curators from Historic Ships in Baltimore to move the frigate USS Constellation (1854) from its berth to the Cianbro ship yard in Baltimore for repairs on the Navy’s 239th birthday, Oct. 13. “I cannot think of a better day to ride on […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus arrived in Baltimore Sept. 10 aboard the U.S. Naval Ship Choctaw County (JHSV 2) for the beginning of the Baltimore Navy Week and the Star Spangled Spectacular.   The Choctaw County is named after Choctaw County, Mississippi, where Secretary Mabus served as the state’s governor for four years from […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) Sept. 5, honored the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore.   The fire hose salute was rendered to honor Fort McHenry’s namesake: the original fort that guarded Baltimore harbor in the War of 1812 and successfully fended off the invading British fleet on Sept. […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to USS Constitution will participate in Baltimore Navy Week as part of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 commemoration taking place there June 11-19. Constitution Sailors have multiple visits with local veterans planned, and will perform War of 1812-era gun drills and 17th century boarding pike drills daily in the vicinity of […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities

    The crews of the US Coast Guard Cutters Capstan, Cleat and Chock are working this winter to break ice and maintain navigable waterways from the Delaware River, through the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, down to Tangier Island, Virginia. The crew of the Baltimore-based Chock traveled to Tangier Island to break ice and aid residents. While […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities

    Ship’s crew and guests aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) look at the fireworks in Baltimore during the city’s Star Spangled Spectacular.   Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Spectacular drew to a close, Sept. 15, as more than 2,000 Sailors, Marines and foreign military personnel departed the area after successful participation […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors visiting Baltimore’s Sailabration and Baltimore Navy Week witnessed a historic moment, June 14, as three threads from the original Star-Spangled Banner were sewn into the National 9/11 Flag. The ceremony, hosted by The Star-Spangled Banner House and New York Says Thank You Foundation, was attended by local VIPs and Navy officers, as well as […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) visited the ship’s namesake in Baltimore, March 2, to participate in a flag changing ceremony and to tour the historic fort. The visit precedes the ship’s visit to Baltimore for the Commemoration of the War of 1812, in June 2012. Operations Specialist […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities

    Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Spectacular drew to a close, Sept. 15, as more than 2,000 Sailors, Marines and foreign military personnel departed the area after successful participation in a week-long series of events celebrating the 200th anniversary of the US national anthem.   Highlighting the week was a special air show from the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Team, the […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy announced Feb. 14 the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) will shift its layberth from Baltimore, Md., to Naval Station (NS) Norfolk. Comfort’s current layberth contract in Baltimore runs through May 2013, if all options are exercised. The Navy plans to execute the layberth shift on or about March 1, 2013. A number […]

  • 16 March 2011

      The Navy says the Baltimore-based hospital ship USNS Comfort is preparing for a new mission to Central and South America and the Caribbean… (abc2news) [mappress] Source: abc2news,March 16, 2011;

  • 23 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Baltimore Md., is being awarded an $8,785,494 contract modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5347) for electrical design agent for the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG-47 and DDG-51 class surface combatants of the U.S. Navy, as well […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, and other dignitaries commemorated the U.S. declaration of war against England, beginning the War of 1812, during a ceremony at Fort McHenry in Baltimore June 18. The ceremony, titled “From Enemies to Allies: 200 Years of Peace,” included performances by the U.S. Navy Band, Her Majesty’s Royal Marine Band, […]

  • 11 September 2011

      U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived home in Baltimore Sept. 8 after completing Continuing Promise 2011 (CP11), a five-month humanitarian and civic assistance mission in the southern hemisphere. CP11 was part of an annual mission that fosters goodwill, and demonstrates U.S. commitment and support to Central America, South America and the […]

  • 15 August 2011

      Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Baltimore, Md., is being awarded a $6,937,113 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5347) for electrical design agent services for the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS).   The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class, as well as surface combatants […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Hurricane (PC 3) and USS Monsoon (PC 4) arrived in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Nov. 16 for the launch of Maryland’s Star-Spangled Bicentennial, a War of 1812 commemoration event that will be held here in June 2012. With Sailors manning the rails, the ships will join Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Department […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities

    Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Baltimore’s held a change of command ceremony aboard USS Constellation on Aug. 2.   Cmdr. John B. Downes relieved Cmdr. Andrew M. Cawfield as commanding officer. Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Barnes, NOSC executive officer, described the time-honored ceremony as one of the Navy’s oldest traditions which began more than 200 years […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities

    Transiting through the Atlantic seaboard on its commissioning cruise, the US Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter, James, made its first port call to Baltimore, Tuesday. Starting Wednesday until Thursday, the cutter will be open for free public tours in West Broadway Pier in Fells Point. Cutter James was recently commissioned for operational service at […]

  • 13 June 2011

      Lockheed Martin, Baltimore, Md., is being awarded an $80,174,040 firm-fixed-price contract for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) electrical modules and related equipment. The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class surface combatants, allied Navy surface combatants, and Aegis Ashore requirements for Missile Defense Agency’s Ground […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities

    United States Coast Guard  held a ceremony marking the final departure of USCG Cutter Long Island from Valdez, Alaska. The ceremony was held on April 29. USCGC Long Island will be officially decommissioned in Baltimore, Md., after serving in Alaska since 2003. [mappress mapid=”15842″] Naval Today Staff, Image: USCG

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s biggest destroyer to date, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), is ready to depart Naval Station Norfolk October 7 and complete a one-day transit to Baltimore, Md., where it will be commissioned into active service on October 15. This means that the sailors and engineers have carried out repairs to the ship’s engineering plant where a seawater […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Md., is being awarded an $11,683,081 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-5302) for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) ordnance alteration kits, production support material, interim support parts, and equipment in support of DDG 51 class new construction, Aegis modernization programs, and Aegis ashore programs. The MK 41 VLS provides […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Authorities

    Marking the 60th anniversary of a joint U.S. and Canadian trip to chart the Northwestern Passage, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple set sail from Alaska to recreate the passage. The 225-foot seagoing buoy tender homeported in Sitka, Alaska, departed Wednesday and is expected to conclude its historic voyage in Baltimore, Maryland, during late August. This […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Danish government and industry representatives are hosting a maritime and naval event aboard a Danish Navy frigate that is visiting Baltimore, USA, on November 17. During its two-day visit to Baltimore, HDMS Peter Willemoes will host an event headed by Troels Lund Poulsen, Danish minister for business and growth, Danish ambassador to the United States, […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities

    The company of a British warship have formed up and spelled out a special message for their American colleagues ahead of arriving into Baltimore.   Royal Navy frigate, HMS Argyll, will shortly come alongside in the US city just as the Star Spangled Spectacular – a commemorative event marking the 200th anniversary of the US […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard transferred two of its decommissioned Island-class cutters to Ukraine in a ceremony at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, on September 27. The ceremony was attended by US Coast Guard Vice Adm. Michael McAllister, Ukrainian Navy chief Vice Adm. Ihor Voronchenko, and Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko. “So far, we got over […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll has looked to support the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) during her Caribbean deployment raising over £1,700 for this worthy cause. A particular success was her visit to Baltimore where the ship raised over $2,100 in four days. The ship’s company have also taken part in charity bike rides […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities

    As the sun sets on five days of commemorative celebrations in Baltimore, HMS Argyll’s sailors look back on the key role they played in the biggest party in town, in honour of the 200th birthday of the US National Anthem.   The ship and her sailors have not failed to delight the crowds of people […]