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USS CARNEY (DDG-64)


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CLASS - BURKE Flight I As Built.
Displacement 8373 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 504' 7" (oa) x 66' 11" x 20' (Max)
Armament 1 x 5"/54 RF, 2 Phalanx 20mm Guns, 90 VLS Cells,
8 Harpoon Missiles, 6 x 12.75" TT.
Machinery, 100,000 SHP; 4 GE LM-2500 Gas Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 30+ Knots, Range 4400 NM@ 20 Knots, Crew 370.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Bath Iron Works, Bath ME on August 3 1993.
Launched July 23 1994 and commissioned April 13 1996.
Active unit of the US. Navy.
Homeported At Mayport Florida.

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Carney 95kRobert Bostwick Carney born March 26 1895 in Vallejo, CA and died June 25 1990 in Washington, D.C., U.S. Navy Admiral, military strategist during World War II and CNO during the Eisenhour Administration. Robert M. Cieri
Carney 49kArtist's conception of the Carney as built by the renowned graphic illustrator John Barrett with the text written by naval author and historian Robert F. Sumrall. Their company Navy Yard Associates offers prints of most destroyers, destroyer escorts, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. If you decide to purchase artwork from them please indicate that you heard about their work from NavSource.Navy Yard Associates
Carney 53kUndated, location unknown.-
Carney 236kDN-SC-95-01332. August 3 1993, the keel laying of the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) at the Bath Iron Works Corporation Shipyard.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 164kDN-ST-95-00712. July 23 1994, a port bow view of the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) on the building ways just prior to the ship's christening and launch at the Bath Iron Works Corporation Shipyard.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 160kDN-ST-95-00714. Bath Iron Works, 23 July 23 1994, Mrs. Joseph K. Taussig, Jr., ship's sponsor, breaks the traditional bottle of champagne over the bow of the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) at the conclusion of the Christening ceremony.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 193kDN-SC-97-00493. Atlantic Ocean, October 1 1995, a port bow view of the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) underway during builder's sea trials. U.S. Navy photo by: Debbie Houston.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 195kDN-SC-97-00495. Atlantic Ocean, October 13 1995, an aerial starboard bow view of the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) underway at high speed during builder's sea trials. U.S. Navy photo by: Debbie Houston.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 165kUSS Carney (DDG-64) underway on 13 October 1995, probably during builders sea trials. Photograph by Bath Iron Works. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # NH 106839-KN.Robert Hurst
Carney 79kCommissioning program for the USS Carney DDG-64. The event was held at Naval Station Mayport, FL on 13 April 1996.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 99kA series of five photos of USS Carney DDG-64 on Commissioning Day 13 April 1996 at Naval Station Mayport, FL. These photos were taken by Doug Bremenkamp.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 101kAs above.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 113kAs above.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 65kAs above.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 116kAs above.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 90kAt sea aboard USS Carney (DDG 64) Feb. 21, 1998, Electronics Technician 1st Class Mark Caprio from Jacksonville, FL, checks radar equipment high above the guided missile destroyer weather deck. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Photo Felix Garza.Fred Weiss
Carney 24kRiding a hurricane, off Florida September 1998.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 26kAs above.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 47kMed cruise 1999.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 21kMed cruise 1999.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 49kHaifa, Israel on the Med cruise 1999.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 57kMarmaris on the Med cruise 1999.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 51kIn Aksaz Base Turkey on the Med cruise 1999, Seaman Aguan.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 32kPulling away from the USNS Patuxent (T-AO-201) after refueling, Med cruise 1999.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 29kAnchored off Benidorm, Spain, Med cruise October 1999.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 266kAnother view as above.Fabio Peña
Carney 38kIn straits of Gibraltar on the Med Cruise October 1999, STG2(sw) Beuligmann and STG2(sw) Lair.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 47kPierside at Pinto Wharf, Valletta, Malta with USS The Sullivans (DDG-68), Med cruise 22 November 1999. Photo by ENC(SW) Charlie Blinson.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
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Welcome Aboard pamphlet - January 2000
Manuel García García
Carney 280kTaken in Barcelona, Spain, January 16, 2000. Carney was deployed to the Mediterranean with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Battle Group. Note SLQ-32(v)2 on the platform protruding from forward superestructure.Fabio Peña
Carney 68kUSS Carney DDG 64 and USS Samuel B. Roberts FFG 58 in Gibraltar on 2nd March 2000.© Daniel Ferro
Carney 66kUSS Carney DDG 64 leaving Gibraltar on 6 March 2000.© Daniel Ferro
Carney 53kLine handlers in action, Bahamas November 2000.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 54kTorpedo firing exercise November 2000.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 22kAs above.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 45kManning the rail entering the Bahamas November 2000.Bill Lair STG2(SW)
Carney 132k020118-N-6153P-001. Atlantic Ocean, January 18 2002, from lead, in foreground) USS Underwood (FFG 36), USS Ticonderoga (CG 47), USS Carney (DDG 64), USS Sir Winston Churchill (DDG 81), and USS Taylor (FFG 50) steam in a "Ships Parade" formation during Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) 2002. U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Phil Pruitt.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 47kPhoto by Tom Pinder, April 1 2002, getting underway from Mayport, FL for Med/Arabian Sea deployment.Fred Weiss
Carney 58kManama, Bahrain June 10, 2002 United States Secretary Of Defense Donald Rumsfield visits aboard the US Navy Guided Missile Destroyer USS Carney (DDG-64) while the ship was in Port.Carney is in the region conducting missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.Fred Weiss
Carney 155k020610-D-2987S-132. Manama, Bahrain, June 10 2002, the Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, arrives on the quarterdeck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), as sideboys salute him. He will meet crewmembers during his tour of CARNEY. DoD Photo by Helene C. Stikkel.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 107kAt sea aboard USS Carney, Aug. 11, 2002. The guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) fires her five-inch gun during a gun exercise in the North Arabian Gulf. The 54-caliber (Mk 45), 5-inch lightweight gun provides surface combatants accurate naval gunfire against fast, highly maneuverable surface targets, air threats and shore targets during amphibious operations. U. S. Navy photo by Chief Journalist John F. Williams. [020811-N-7676W-006] Aug. 11, 2002 Fred Weiss
Carney 149k020812-N-7676W-020. At sea aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) August 12 2002. As part of their daily routine, Storekeeper Seaman Nardo Reyes (left) and Fireman Apprentice Joshua LeGrand polish the ship's bell on the USS Carney while underway in the Northern Arabian Gulf. USS Carney is deployed to the North Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Southern Watch. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Journalist John F. Williams.Bill Gonyo
Carney 69kAt sea with USS Carney, Aug. 13, 2002. The guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) makes a slow turn to starboard while deployed to the North arabian Gulf. The 14th of 29 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, Carney (DDG 64) is named in honor of Admiral Robert B. Carney, U.S. Navy (1895-1990) who Served as Chief of Naval Operations from 1953-1955. Adm. Carney had been awarded the Navy Cross, a Bronze Star, a Legion of Merit, and three Distinguished Service Medals. The Mayport, Fla.,-based Carney is deployed to the North Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Southern Watch. U. S. Navy photo by Chief Journalist John F. Williams. [020813-N-7676W-008].Fabio Peña
Carney 43kAt sea aboard USS Hue City (CG 66) December 2003, Left to right, the guided missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69), and the guided missile destroyers USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), USS Carney (DDG 64) and USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) launch a coordinated volley of missiles during a Vandel Exercise (VANDALEX). The exercise is designed to intercept hostile missiles with the ship.s missiles. Remote-controlled drones are used to simulate the hostile missiles. U.S. Navy photo.Steven A. Cardali
Carney 130kA series of photos of the Carney in the Crimea, Ukraine in 2005.Kirill Kozack
Carney 92kAs above.Kirill Kozack
Carney 94kAs above.Kirill Kozack
Carney 98kAs above.Kirill Kozack
Carney 136k060124-N-2736O-002. Atlantic Ocean, January 21 2006, the guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) prepares to come alongside the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17). Carney is currently underway conducting routine training. U.S. Navy photo by Journalist Seaman Apprentice Charles A. Ordoqui.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 177k060723-N-8977L-186. Antofagasta, Chile, July 23 2006, sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) show Chilean Sailors how to install a navigation system on the ship's bridge during the beginning of the UNITAS Pacific Phase exercise. UNITAS is an annual exercise in the South American region. This year’s Pacific phase, hosted by Chile, includes navies from seven countries: Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Spain and the United States. The exercise is designed to train each navy in a variety of maritime scenarios, with each operating as a component of the multinational force. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Johansen Laurel.Bill Gonyo
Carney 136k060728-N-8977L-092. Pacific Ocean, July 28 2006, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), as seen from the Colombian Navy guided-missile frigate Caldas (FFG 52), secures from a gunnery exercise as part of the Pacific phase of Exercise UNITAS 47-06. The exercise, sponsored by the U.S. Southern Command, enhances friendly, mutual cooperation and understanding between participating navies by enhancing interoperability in naval operations among the nations of the Western Hemisphere. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (AW) Laurel Johansen.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 112kThe USS Carney (DDG 64) sails under the Bridge of Americas as it departs the port of Vasco Nunez de Balboa in Panama to commence the at-sea portion of the exercise Panamax 2006 on August 24 2006. Eighteen countries are participating in the multinational training exercise, which is tailored to the defense of the Panama Canal. DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Perez, U.S. Navy, ID# 060824-N-8298P-006.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 127k070404-N-5459S-046. Caribbean, April 4 2007, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) underway in the Caribbean during a training exercise. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vincent J. Street.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 197k070711-N-8923M-020. Atlantic Ocean, July 11 2007, sailors from the deck department stand-by on the starboard side of the island of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) pulls alongside during a replenishment at sea (RAS) while under way. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Kevin T. Murray Jr.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 171k070711-N-8923M-037. Atlantic Ocean, July 11 2007, the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) pulls alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a replenishment at sea (RAS) while underway. Truman is under way participating in a composite training unit exercise in preparation for a deployment to the Persian Gulf. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Kevin T. Murray Jr.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 145k071224-N-7095C-003. Mina Salman Pier, Bahrain, December 24 2007, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (SW/FMF) Joe R. Campa Jr. presents Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Arnulfo Docuyanan with his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist pin on board USS Carney (DDG 64) during a visit to the guided-missile destroyer and guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) at Mina Salman pier in Bahrain December 24. Hue City and Carney are in the Arabian Gulf as part of the USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (CSG 10), currently deployed to the Gulf in support of Maritime Security Operations (MSO). MSO help set the conditions for security and stability in the maritime environment, as well as complement the counterterrorism and security efforts of regional nations. These operations seek to disrupt violent extremists’ use of the maritime environment as a venue for attack or to transport personnel, weapons or other material. Official U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Seth Clarke Bill Gonyo
Carney 154kSouda Bay, Greece, January 20 2008, the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) arrives for a port visit in Souda Harbor. Carney is homeported in Mayport, Fla. and is currently on a scheduled six month deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Paul Farley, ID# 080120-N-0780F-002.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 179k080604-N-3285B-091. Mayport, FL, June 4 2008, sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) disembark the ship upon returning to their homeport of Naval Station Mayport after a seven-month deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Regina L. Brown.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 187k081215-N-2821G-003. Mayport, Fla., December 15 2008, Air Force Col. Douglas Lengenfelder escorts Carlos Anibal Aguilar, the Argentine National Director of Military Strategic Intelligence aboard the Mayport-based guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64). While in Mayport, Aguilar and Argentine Rear Adm. Jose Luis Perez Varela, the Naval Attach to the Argentine Embassy in Washington, also met with U.S. 4th Fleet commander Rear Adm. Joseph D. Kernan to become familiar with U.S. 4th Fleet and to strengthen partner nation relationships. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alan Gragg.Bill Gonyo
Carney 193k100116-N-7408S-012. Mediterranean Sea, January 16 2010, waves crash over the bow of the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), as she maneuvers. Carney is part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group and is deployed as part of an on-going rotation of forward-deployed forces to support maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Master at Arms Chief Anthony J. Sganga.Robert M. Cieri
Carney 174kVisit to the Island of Malta, August 15 2011.Anthony Vella
Carney 171kPonta Gelgada, Azores on October 25 2013.Carlos Manuel Estrela
Carney 32kShip's patch.Mike Smolinski
Carney 48kShip's patch.Mike Smolinski

USS CARNEY DDG-64 History
Note: History is unavailable at this time
This ship was built too late to be covered by the DANFS project

Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves

CDR John Thomas McMurtrie Jr.    Apr 13 1996 - Aug 13 1997
CDR Mark Howard Buzby    Aug 13 1997 - Jan 15 1999 (Later RADM)
CDR Anthony Michael Kurta    Jan 15 1999 - Jul 14 2000 (Later RADM)
CDR Michael Joseph Jacobsen    Jul 14 2000 - Aug 16 2002
CDR Ronald Alan Boxall    Aug 16 2002 - Mar 22 2004 (Later RADM)
CDR Joeseph Ronald Chiaravallotti    Mar 22 2004 - Feb 10 2006
CDR Patrick Owen Shea    Feb 10 2006 - May 15 2007
CDR Glenn P. Kuffel Jr.    May 15 2007 - Nov 5 2008
CDR Brendan R. McLane    Nov 5 2008 - Aug 4 2010
CDR Richard J. Field    Aug 4 2010 - Nov 23 2011
CDR Marc Douglas Boran    Nov 23 2011 - Jul 15 2013
CDR Edward Marc Crossman    Jul 15 2013 - present

Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
USS Carney Website
Tin Can Sailors Website
Destroyer History Foundation
Destroyers Online Website
Official U.S.Navy Destroyer Website

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