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  • 19 April 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returned to Pearl Harbor on April 18, completing a three-month deployment to the Western Pacific with the Carl Vinson Strike Group. During the deployment, the strike group conducted routine operations in the Indo-Pacific that helped maintain security and stability in the region. After completing carrier strike group […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Industry news

    USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), the Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at pier 88 in Manhattan, Oct. 6. The newest destroyer honors Lt. (SEAL) Michael P. Murphy, a New York native who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan, June […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Hawaii-homeported destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and embarked US Coast Guard personnel started joint maritime security patrols in the Western Pacific on March 26. The destroyer’s mission is part of the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) which is designed to reduce and eliminate illegal fishing and other illicit activities on the high seas. The […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) completed the first mission of its maiden deployment by aiding the U.S. Coast Guard in patrolling Pacific waters for illegal fishing and other crimes. The Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) was conducted during the first two weeks of the Michael Murphy’s deployment. The ship departed […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) left its homeport of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on January 15, to join the Carl Vinson carrier strike group on a Western Pacific deployment. Michael Murphy deployed with a crew of approximately 320 sailors and a detachment of MH-60R helicopters from Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 37, the […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 90 crew and family members of USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), the Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, commemorated the ship’s namesake with a day of events dedicated to Lt. (SEAL) Michael P. Murphy Oct. 2. The crew and families were joined by Murphy’s family, including his mother and ship’s sponsor, Maureen; father, Dan; and […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Oct. 23. Commanded by Cmdr. Todd Hutchison, the ship and its crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31, are scheduled to conduct goodwill activities with partner nations along with various presence operations such […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in Port Klang, Malaysia for a routine port visit on March 4th. While in Malaysia, Michael Murphy Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Robert A. Heely Jr., met with First Admiral Hanafiah, the director of hydrography at the National Hydrographic Center. The ship and crew of more […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Industry news

    The future USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) shipyard Sept. 5 for New York City, where she will join the fleet in a commissioning ceremony, Oct. 6. This milestone marks the completion of the initial 62-ship procurement for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer program, and the 34th DDG […]

  • 9 May 2011
    Industry news

      It may have already been almost 6 years since Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Michael Murphy was killed in the mountains of Afghanistan, but his memory definitely lives on. On May 7, Saturday, he would have turned 35; instead, of having a birthday party, his mother helped the Navy christen a […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities

    The command master chief of USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), Master Chief Petty Officer Adrian McCown, was relieved of his duties October 2, 2015 by the commanding officer of USS Michael Murphy, Cmdr. Todd E. Hutchison, due to a loss in confidence in his ability to perform the duties as command master chief. The decision […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in Hong Kong, April 24, for a port visit during the ship’s maiden deployment. Michael Murphy will spend several days in the city promoting international relations and cultural experiences within the local community. The vessel is named in honor of Lt. (SEAL) Michael Murphy, who […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) is set to return to its homeport Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a five-month deployment. While deployed to the Western Pacific under the U.S. 3rd Fleet Forward construct, Michael Murphy promoted security and stability throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The ship was underway for […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Arleigh-Burke class destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived to her new homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Nov. 21. The newest destroyer honors Navy SEAL (Sea, Air, Land) Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan June 28, 2005. Murphy […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oct. 20 for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. The ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron Three One (DESRON 31), are scheduled to conduct goodwill activities with partner nations along with various presence […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) is departing Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on January 13 for a regularly-scheduled deployment with the Carl Vinson carrier strike group to the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region. Michael Murphy will deploy with a crew of approximately 320 sailors and a detachment of MH-60R helicopters from Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Industry news

      The future USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), and the final ship of the original 62-ship procurement of the DDG 51 class shipbuilding program, successfully completed a combined builder’s and acceptance “super trial” Mar. 9, after spending four days underway in the Atlantic Ocean. Because of the maturity of the class, the Navy holds only […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) conducted a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) with the French frigate FS Vendemiaire (F734), Nov. 28, while operating in the South China Sea. The allied ships conducted weapons and maneuvering exercises, as well as training for the visit, board, search and seizure team, during the PASSEX event. In […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Authorities

    After a successful seven-month deployment, the guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returned May 21 to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). With the conclusion of this journey the vessel finished the last leg of its maiden deployment. While deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Michael Murphy promoted security and stability […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived in the Philippine Port of Manila together with guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) for a routine port visit on February 16. More than 5,500 sailors from both vessels are visiting the Philippine capital during their Western Pacific deployment. The strike group is operating in […]

  • 6 May 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) today from General Dynamics at their Bath Iron Works shipyard. Michael Murphy is the last DDG 51-class ship to deliver until the class restart ships begin delivering in fiscal year 2016. DDG 112 successfully completed combined super trials in the Atlantic Ocean in […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on October 6. As the first US Navy ship to visit Port Moresby since USS Comstock (LSD 45) in 2017, Michael Murphy arrives as the nation prepares to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Summit for the […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities

    On behalf of General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, Rear-Admiral Bill Truelove, Commander of Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force Pacific, presented the Canadian Forces Unit Commendation to United States Ship (USS) Michael Murphy and United States Navy Region Hawaii at a ceremony in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on May 26, 2015. These […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific special operations and 7th Fleet maritime special operations forces (SOF) conducted advanced maritime interdiction operations and visit, board, search and seizure training during exercise Multi-Sail 2015 while embarked aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) off the coast of Guam in March. Special operations forces employed from surface ships highlight the […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), left, and the Military Sealift Command USNS Amelia Earhert (T-AKE 6) conduct a vertical replenishment. The operation was conducted on March 18, while the vessels were in the Philippine Sea. Murphy is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s 3rd Fleet announced that ships and units from the Carl Vinson strike group (CVNSG) will depart San Diego for a regularly-scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific on January 5 and 6. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing 2, and embarked Destroyer Squadron 1 will deploy with […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Arliegh Burke-class destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG-112) made its very first port of call Oct. 16, in Barbados while operating in U.S. 4th fleet area of operations. Murphy is the U.S. Navy’s newest warship. The ship was commissioned Oct. 6, in New York City, and is currently passing through the 4th Fleet area of operations […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Industry news

    The Navy will commission the newest guided-missile destroyer, Michael Murphy (DDG 112), Oct. 6, during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony at Pier 88 in Manhattan, N.Y. The newest destroyer honors Navy SEAL (Sea, Air, Land) Lt. Michael P. Murphy, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during Operation Red Wings […]

  • 5 March 2014

    The United States Ship (USS) Michael Murphy arrived yesterday alongside Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with family members and civilian contractors evacuated from Canadian navy ship (HMCS) Protecteur, five days after a fire onboard.   Nearly 300 people were aboard the ship when the fire broke out, including family members, selected to join the crew on its […]