Future USS Daniel Inouye Leaves Bath Iron Works for Pearl Harbor

The Navy’s newest destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) sailed away from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard, Oct. 4. The ship is en route to her homeport, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for its scheduled commissioning in December. “Following delivery to the Navy in March 2021, the entire team has continued to prepare DDG 118 for this important readiness…

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Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Daniel Inouye

March 8, 2021 – The Navy accepted delivery of the guided missile destroyer future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) from shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, March 8. Delivery of DDG 118 represents the official transfer of the ship from the shipbuilder to the Navy. Prior to delivery, the ship successfully conducted a series of at-sea and pier-side trials to…

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Future USS Daniel Inouye Completes Acceptance Trials

February 5, 2021 – The future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) successfully completed acceptance trials February 4th after spending a day underway off the coast of Maine. INSURV inspected the ship during a series of demonstrations while pier side and underway. Many of the ship’s onboard systems, including navigation, damage control, mechanical and electrical systems, combat systems, communications, and propulsion…

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USS Kidd conducts crew swap, transitions to next phase of COVID-19 response

May 18, 2020 – The Navy has transitioned into the next phase of its aggressive response to the COVID-19 outbreak on board the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100). On May 18, the Navy transferred nearly 90 confirmed healthy Sailors from quarantine onto the Kidd to replace the caretaker crew that has been aboard since the ship arrived in San…

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