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  • 30 November 2017

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, on November 29, for a scheduled port visit. “The ship’s presence in the Black Sea is a demonstration of our continued commitment to the collective security of the European region,” the U.S. Navy said. James E. Williams, homeported in Norfolk, […]

  • 25 December 2017

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) concluded a seven-month deployment to the US 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation, returning to its Naval Station Norfolk homeport on December 23. The ship departed May 23, to support anti-submarine exercises and operations in the North and Norwegian seas, as well as maritime […]

  • 12 June 2015

    The officers and crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) held a change-of-command ceremony on board Naval Base San Diego, June 11. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Walter Mainor relieved Cmdr. Chanden Langhofer as commanding officer. Langhofer assumed command of William P. Lawrence Dec. 17, 2013, and led the ship through an […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) arrived in Reykjavik, Iceland July 5, for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Iceland relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Europe. James E. Williams is in Reykjavik after participating in exercise Dynamic Mongoose 17, which is […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) departed Riga, Latvia, Aug. 31, following a scheduled port visit. While in Riga, James E. Williams engaged in topside preservation, loaded food onboard, held tours for Latvian military members and participated in community relations projects. The crew of the James E. Williams was also […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams transferred 10 Iranian mariners rescued from a burning dhow Aug. 8 to an Iranian vessel in the Gulf of Oman Aug. 10. Members of Williams’ visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team transferred the mariners from the destroyer to an Iranian-flagged dhow for repatriation. Williams (DDG 95) rescued the […]

  • 25 May 2017

    The crew of U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) started their deployment departing Naval Station Norfolk on May 23. USS James E. Williams will be conducting a regularly-scheduled deployment to perform maritime operations in the Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. “Sailors have worked hard to prepare for […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard received its 34th fast response cutter (FRC), William Hart, from shipbuilder Bollinger Shipyards on May 23. The cutter was handed over in Florida and will be the third of three FRCs stationed in Honolulu. William Hart, the cutter’s namesake, received the Gold Lifesaving Medal for his actions in November 1926. Hart […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) along with the Nimitz Strike Group Surface Action Group (SAG) conducted an under sea warfare exercise (USWEX) Jan. 20-23. The goal of USWEX was to test the undersea warfare capabilities of the SAG in real-world scenarios. Lawrence Sailors received the opportunity to practice identifying […]

  • 26 January 2015

    The US Coast Guard commissioned its newest fast response cutter William Trump at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, January 24, 2015. The vessel is named after the U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class William Trump who earned a silver star for valor in action during the assault phase of the landing at Normandy during […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) departed Norfolk Naval Station March 12 on the ship’s fourth deployment with the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group. James E. Williams is scheduled to deploy to the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base ship, future USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), got underway from the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, California, to start its first round of sea trials on January 17. Hershel “Woody” Williams started construction in October 2015 and its keel was laid in August 2016. NASSCO launched the ship […]

  • 15 October 2015

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 50 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events all consisted of Cubans attempting to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels. William Trump, along […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Industry news

      The Navy will commission the newest Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, William P. Lawrence, Saturday, June 4, 2011, during an 11 a.m. CDT ceremony at Pier 2, Alabama State Docks, Mobile, Ala. Designated DDG 110, the new destroyer honors the late Vice Adm. William P. Lawrence. During the Vietnam War, as commanding officer of […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Tunisian Navy’s Patrol Ship 501 La Galite and an Archangel-class patrol boat, June 14.   The engagement provided an opportunity to enhance U.S.-Tunisian interoperability and strengthen Tunisian capabilities for maritime security in its waters. “It was great to […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the WILLIAM TRUMP, the 11th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft WILLIAM TRUMP is the eleventh vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a proven, in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a keel laying ceremony for the future USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, the U.S. Navy’s second Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) currently under construction at the company’s San Diego shipyard. USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams is the Navy’s second ESB ship. The 784-foot-long ship will serve as a flexible platform to support a variety […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) completed a port call in Suva, Fiji, February 14, and thereby became the first U.S. Navy ship to visit Fiji in 10 years. While in port Suva, the crew of more than 300 sailors actively integrated with the local community. Sailors visited Samabula Senior Citizens Home, […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The crew of the United States Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated seven Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report from a good Samaritan of a rustic vessel taking on water east of Card Sound, Fla., May 18. Coast Guard Air Station Miami […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) returned to its homeport on January 11th, following a nearly eight-month deployment in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. The ship entered the theater last June, safely transiting the Mediterranean Sea and Suez Canal. The ship remained off the east coast of Africa for the […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Guided missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) had a change of command ceremony while in homeport at Naval Base San Diego, Dec. 17. Cmdr. Chanden Langhofer relieved Cmdr. Jana Vavasseur as commanding officer. The guest speaker for the ceremony was Capt. H. Thomas Workman, Commander Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23. “You know your commanding […]

  • 19 September 2017

    The Canadian transport authority has issued a $6,000 penalty to the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir William Alexander after the vessel failed to respect the temporary mandatory slow down in place for all vessels in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The Coast Guard will have 30 days to pay the penalty or ask the Transportation Appeal […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) completed a homeport swap with sister ship USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60). USS William P. Lawrence arrived at its new homeport at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on November 14 while the Paul Hamilton left Hawaii earlier in the year and headed for its new homeport of San […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy’s second Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams was floated out by shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO on August 19. During the float out, NASSCO moved the ship from a graving dock to one of its piers for the next phase of construction. As part of the process, seawater flows into the graving […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Navy is set to christen its second Expeditionary Sea Base, the USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams on Saturday, October 21. The ceremony will take place at General Dynamic’s San Diego shipyard and will see Martha P. Downs, Puller’s daughter and the ship’s sponsor, break a bottle over the ship’s bow. Construction on the ship started in October […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-Class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) departed Civitavecchia, Italy, following a successful port visit, Dec. 28. James E. Williams was moored for several days in Italy, giving the crew an opportunity to enjoy the local cuisine and culture in Civitavecchia and Rome. “The crew has served a long and challenging […]

  • 17 September 2014

    Capt. Anthony L. Simmons relieved Cmdr. Curtis B. Calloway as commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) at sea Sept. 16.   Simmons arrives from the staff of Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2 and will remain in command pending the completion of a DESRON 2 command-directed investigation into the command […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Expeditionary Sea Base ship USNS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams (T-ESB 4) has completed its first integrated trials, the US Naval Sea Systems Command announced. T-ESB 4 got underway Jan. 19, sailing from and returning to General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) shipyard in San Diego. Integrated trials combine builder’s and acceptance trials, allowing for […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors received their warfare pins Jan. 11 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) from Vice Adm. David Buss, commander, Naval Air Forces. One Sailor in particular, Senior Chief (SW/EIDWS/AW) Intelligence Specialist James Christopher Williams received the Enlisted Information Dominance Warfare Specialist (EIDWS) pin. Three months ago, Nimitz provided enlisted Sailors of the Information […]