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  • 20 January 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) and its crew proved vital in a rescue mission of a Filipino mariner, who had fallen overboard from his vessel while transiting the Singapore Strait.   A Malaysian-flagged motor vessel Pantagruel sent a distress call on January 18th, at around 7:25 am (local) requiring assistance […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Industry news

      USS Spruance (DDG 111) became the newest member of the Navy’s Pacific fleet after being placed in commission during a sunset ceremony at Naval Air Station Key West Oct. 1. The new destroyer honors legendary Adm. Raymond Spruance, whose calm and decisive leadership at the Battle of Midway contributed to a pivotal American victory […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Authorities

    The US Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured sailor from US Navy destroyer USS Spruance offshore of Palos Verdes on January 27. US Coast Guard sector Los Angeles-Long Beach was notified of a 20-year-old crewmember who had sustained a leg injury aboard the USS Spruance (DDG-111). After consulting with the duty flight surgeon, watchstanders dispatched […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance became the first U.S. warship to dock in the Kingdom of Tonga as it completed a four-day port call in the northern port of the kingdom, May 10. In 2011, USS Cleveland (LPD 7) anchored offshore, as did USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) in 2013. During their time in port, […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) welcomed a new commanding officer during a ceremony held at Naval Base San Diego. Commander Manuel Hernandez turned over the role of commanding officer to Commander Joshua M. Menzel. The ship’s 325 member crew, family and friends, along with family members of Admiral Raymond Ames […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) held a change of command ceremony while pierside at Naval Base San Diego, May 15. With the traditional exchange of salutes, Cmdr. Daniel Cobian turned over command of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to Cmdr. Manuel Hernandez. The ceremony marked the end of a very successful 18-month command […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) arrived in Muara, Brunei, Feb. 14 for a port visit as part of her maiden deployment to the Western Pacific.   This port visit allows Sailors aboard Spruance to experience a new and different culture while representing the continued U.S. commitment to Southeast Asia, providing an […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities

    USS Spruance, a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, is currently patrolling the South China Sea as part of a Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific. “Spruance is currently operating in the South China Sea in support of maritime security and stability of all nations, especially in the Indo-Asian-Pacific,” said Cmdr. Manuel […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance(DDG 111) departed Naval Base San Diego Oct. 16 on its maiden deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. Spruance is a multi-mission ship designed to operate independently or with an associated strike group. While deployed, Spruance will conduct Theatre Security Cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations. […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Spruance (DDG 111), the newest destroyer to join the Navy’s Pacific Fleet, arrived in its homeport of San Diego for the first time Oct. 24. “The majority of Spruance’s crew has been preparing for this day for over two years,” said Cmdr. Tate Westbrook, commanding officer, Spruance. “Bringing a new Navy Destroyer to life […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Stockdale (DDG 106) returned to their San Diego homeport after operations with the John C. Stennis carrier strike group in the Asia Pacific and Middle East. The destroyers, including detachments from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71 “Raptors,” arrived in San Diego on May 20, four […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Spruance (DDG 111) set the Navy record for distance while firing a missile during Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trial (CSSQT), March 13. Spruance culminated its eighth week of CSSQT events with a record-setting missile shoot. “The crew is probably getting tired of me saying ‘first ever’ or ‘best ever’ but, when the reality […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111), front, pulls away as the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) approaches the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7), center.   The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) is conducting a replenishment-at-sea with Rainier. The ships are en […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In response to recent North Korean provocations, the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies (ROKN) joined forces to stage a naval drill East of the Korean Peninsula and send the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “a strong message of unified resolve against continuing acts of aggression”. On September 26, U.S. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Industry news

    A decision by Maine’s Board of Environmental Protection will allow a dredging project in the Kennebec River to go forward in August… (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, July 22, 2011;

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group joined two guided-missile destroyers from the Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) for a series of interoperability drills in international waters of the South China Sea on October 3 and 4. The BHR ESG employed the capabilities of USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) to […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii last week for the final port visit in their Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) Western Pacific deployment. Decatur and Spruance, operating under CDS 31, were most recently underway conducting routine patrols in the […]

  • 20 October 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    First Timor-Leste Navy Officer to Attend Training at RAN College The latest New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) at HMAS Creswell has a very special trainee, one paving the way for his nation and Navy.   Jacinto Do Nascimento is the first Timor-Leste Navy officer to attend training at the Royal Australian Naval College in an agreement between […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyers USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrived in Sasebo, Japan for a regularly scheduled port visit, June 2-4. The two ships recently concluded a series of evolutions with the Republic of Korea Navy in the waters around the Korean Peninsula, in late May. Decatur and Momsen are deployed as part […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Industry news

      BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $18,389,065 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-2300) for the accomplishment of the post-shakedown availability (PSA) for the DDG 51-class guided-missile destroyers USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and USS Spruance (DDG 111). The effort to be performed includes services and […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) are scheduled to depart their homeport of Naval Base San Diego, California for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. They will deploy as part of Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) under Destroyer Squadron 31 (CDS-31) on April 19. The […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Industry news

      The newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Spruance (DDG 111), sailed away from the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine Sept. 1 on its maiden voyage to her commissioning site in Key West, Fla. before heading to her eventual homeport of San Diego, Calif. This milestone marks the government and industry […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 102) will participate in Portland Rose Festival in Portland, Oregon, June 5-9, to celebrate the 105th Rose Festival.   The US Navy ships are the first to return to the Portland Rose Festival since 2012. Budget uncertainty caused by sequestration prevented Navy […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) completed exercise Trident Fury, returning to her homeport of Naval Station Everett, May 14. Exercise Trident Fury is a biennial joint and multinational naval training exercise led by the Royal Canadian navy and is designed to provide mutually beneficial, realistic and relevant training necessary for […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) returned to Naval Base San Diego April 17 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.   Last November, Cowpens and embarked Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 49 played a critical role in Operation Damayan, a joint service humanitarian assistance […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis arrived in Norfolk on May 16, concluding a seven-month deployment which started from Bremerton, Washington. Nearly 5,000 sailors of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3, led by Capt. Randy Peck, are now in Virginia, after deploying in October of last year. CSG-3, commanded by Rear Adm. Mike Wettlaufer, […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft from the US and Indian navies met up in the Indian Ocean for a series of maneuvers on April 15. US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) also joined the drills, which focused on anti-submarine warfare training, information sharing and coordination between maritime patrol aircraft and ships. Spruance, based […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Industry news

    The Navy continues to investigate a fire that torched the stacks of a destroyer docked at Bath Iron Works late last week… (timesrecord) [mappress] Source: timesrecord, May 27, 2011;

  • 22 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two of the three U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyers that form the 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) departed Darwin, Australia, July 20 after a routine port visit. Prior to pulling into port, guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111) and USS Momsen (DDG 92), along with several Australian military assets recently conducted a bilateral training […]