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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Christens Future USS Lyndon B. Johnson

April 27, 2019


On Saturday, April 27, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided missile destroyer, Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002). The ship is named for President Lyndon B. Johnson, whose achievements while president included the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, Medicare and Head Start as well as strong support for the U.S. space program and its Apollo missions. 



Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) Sails From BIW

November 9, 2018 

Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) pulled away from the pier at Bath Iron Works on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, and headed down the Kennebec River and into the Gulf of Maine. DDG 1001 is the second of the Zumwalt class of ships and is en route to California for its Jan. 26, 2019 commissioning.  





Senator Susan Collins Attends Start Fab for the Future USS Patrick Gallagher (DDG 127)
November 9, 2018