Contents tagged with USS James E. Williams

  • American Navy destroyer USS Carney enters the Black Sea

    The American destroyer USS Carney entered the Black Sea, as reported by  twitter user Yörük Işık, who tracks the movement of warships across the Bosporus.

    As noted by Yörük Işık, the US Navy will “boost the patrols in the Black Sea amid tensions in the region”. This is the fourth such deployment of the destroyer.

    The USS Carney reported on Facebook that on January 3rd it left the Italian port of Brindisi, where it stayed for the New Year. The ship began its fourth patrol on December 2, 2017. …

  • USA: missile destroyer USS James E. Williams heading to Ukrainian port of Odessa

    The USS James E. Williams, which entered the Black Sea, is headed for the port of Odessa, said a spokesman for the U.S. Navy, as reported on a U.S. Naval Institute news site.

    Under the Montreux Convention of 1936, warships may be in the Black Sea for no more than 21 days.

    According to the report, the USS James E. Williams left the base in the American city of Norfolk on May 23 to take part in U.S. Navy operations. In May, ABC 13 News Now reported that the destroyer would be at sea for seven …

  • US Navy Missile Destroyer enters Black Sea

    The American missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG95) entered the Black Sea on Sunday, as reported by Turkish media outlets, which published photographs of its passage through the Bosporus Strait.

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke class destroyer, equipped with 56 Tomahawk cruise missiles, is heading north along the western coast of the Black Sea.

    In August of this year, the destroyer James E. Williams was in the Baltic Sea. The American ship was in Riga.

    The James E. Williams sailed to the …