The strike group consisted of the aircraft carrier Enterprise, the destroyers Forrest Sherman, Arleigh Burke and Stout; the guided-missile cruiser Gettysburg; and the fast-attack submarine Philadelphia, and also the fast combat support ship USNS Supply. The JAMES E. WILLIAMS departed Norfolk, Va., on May 23 for an independent deployment. The commanding officer, Cmdr. USS James E. Williams was laid down on 15 July 2002 by the Northrop Grumman Ship Systems at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi and launched on 25 June 2003, sponsored by Elaine Weaver Williams, Petty Officer Williams' widow. James E. Williams, along with the amphibious transport dock Trenton and guided-missile cruiser Hue City, joined the Global War on Terrorism Surface Strike Group (GWOT SSG) 06-2 overseas on 18 April. On November 29, 2017 the boat visited Odesa port in Odesa, Ukraine. reported. 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Williams deployed again on 9 July 2007 as a part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group. script.setAttribute("src", "//"); © Autonomous Nonprofit Organization “TV-Novosti”, 2005–2020. [12] At that time, CAPT Anthony L. Simmons, from the staff of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2, assumed command.[13]. The USS James E. Williams was laid down on 15 July 2002 by the Northrop Grumman Ship Systems at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi and launched on 25 June 2003. [5] She returned to her homeport at Naval Station Norfolk on 19 October 2009.[6]. the guided-missile destroyer, along with Executive Officer (XO) On June 19, Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Yeshabel Villot-Carrasco, 23, In addition, the ship's skipper, Commander Paul Marquis, and top enlisted sailor, Command Master Chief Timothy Youell, were relieved of their positions and reassigned to shore-based administrative duties. Just two months after his birth, his parents moved to Darlington, South Carolina, where he spent his youth. NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The commanding officer of USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) was relieved of command Dec. 4 due to loss of confidence in the comanding officer's ability to command. "Such a large number of fraternization cases in one command is a clear indication of a leadership failure," stated Adm. J. C. Harvey, Jr., commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command. The command master chief was also relieved as a result of the substandard performance of his duties. Naval Service.”. Viet Cong guerrillas fired rocket propelled grenades and small arms from fortified riverbank emplacements. He was not implicated in any of the allegations.[9][10]. Commandj-ng Off icer. The crew said the pirates had been in control of the bridge, but the crew had retained control of the steering and engineering spaces. She joined the Atlantic Fleet, Destroyer Squadron 22 and is homeported in Norfolk, Virginia. almost all at once is exceedingly rare,” the US Naval Read RT Privacy policy to find out more. script.setAttribute("onerror", "setNptTechAdblockerCookie(true);"); [1] On 17 October 2006, James E. Williams completed its first deployment conducting anti-piracy operations off the coast of Somalia as part of the maritime security operations. [7], During the 2014-2015 Deployment, James E. Williams made port calls to Rota, Spain; Djibouti, Djibouti; Port Victoria, Seychelles; and Port Louis, Mauritius.[12]. Commandj-ng Off icer. The photos below were taken by me and show the USS JAMES E. WILLIAMS arriving at Kiel, Germany, on June 16, 2017, after participating in Exercise BALTOPS 2017. ago that it has made headlines. On 19 December 2007, she returned from her second deployment to the Fifth Fleet AOR in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. During the 2014-2015 Deployment, USS JAMES E. WILLIAMS made port calls to: Rota, Spain; Djibouti, Djibouti; Port Victoria, Seychelles; Port Louis, Mauritius, From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core, "USS James E. Williams Crew Prepares For Maiden Voyage", "USS James E. Williams Assists Crew of Pirated Vessel", "U.S. Navy Triumphs Over Pirates on the High Seas", "CO,CMC,5 CPO's Fired On USS James E. Williams". deputy commodore of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2, who “will The JAMES E. WILLIAMS departed Norfolk, Va., on May 23 for an independent deployment.