USS Patrick Gallagher (DDG 127) Keel Laying

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the keel laying of the future USS Patrick Gallagher (DDG 127) on March 30,2022. The U.S. Navy named the ship in honor of Marine Corps Corporal Patrick Gallagher, an Irish citizen who earned the Navy Cross fighting in Vietnam and was later killed in action. The ship’s sponsors are Read More >

Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) Ship Walk Through

Saturday, January 8, 2022 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Gate admission closes at 11:30 a.m. Entry Through South Gate Taste of Maine Park & Ride Available Parking at Main and Railroad Lots BIW is offering the opportunity to walk through DDG 1002 to all employees and up to three members of their household. This is Read More >

Quentin Walsh (DDG 132) Start of Fabrication Ceremony

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the start of fabrication of the future USS Quentin Walsh (DDG 132) on November 16, 2021 at the Structural Fabrication Facility in East Brunswick. DDG 132 is the 44th of its class built in Bath and the third Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer to start construction at Bath Iron Read More >

USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) Christening Ceremony

BIW christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided missile destroyer, the future USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. The ship is named for Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan’s longest-serving U.S. senator and who, through his leadership role on the Senate Armed Services Committee, shepherded the National Defense Authorization Act through Congress 16 Read More >

Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. (DDG 124) Keel Laying Ceremony

On April 6, the keel for the future USS Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. (DDG 124) was laid, marking another great milestone at Bath Iron Works. Joining the celebration was the namesake himself, Col. Barnum, who received the Medal of Honor for his selfless courage and leadership during the Vietnam War. We were also honored to Read More >

William Charette (DDG 130) Start of Fabrication Ceremony

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the start of fabrication of the future USS William Charette (DDG 130) on November 30, 2020 at the Structural Fabrication Facility in East Brunswick. Watch the video of the event here:

Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126) Start of Fabrication Ceremony

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the start of fabrication of the shipyard’s first Flight III destroyer, Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126) on March 3, 2020. Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126) is named for a U.S. Marine Corps captain who earned the Medal of Honor for “indomitable leadership, daring combat tactics, and valor Read More >

USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) Christening Ceremony

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works christened the U.S. Navy’s newest guided missile destroyer, Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The ship is named for Sen. Daniel Inouye, one of the longest serving U.S. senators who received the Medal of Honor for heroism in World War II as part of the 442nd Japanese-American Read More >

USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002) Christening Ceremony

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 Read More >