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“USS Mount Whitney” ship in Constanta


The “USS Mount Whitney” command ship of the US Navy will have a stop in Constanta Bay between October 31 and November 4.
The program of the visit comprises a meeting at the Flotilla Command and the talks on the administrative and logistic issues and a search and rescue exercise on the sea in common with a ship of the Romanian Navy.
“USS Mount Whitney” is commanded by Commander Owen P. Honors, and will accost in the civilian Constanta harbor Friday, October 31, at 9 a.m.


“USSS Mount Whitney” characteristics: length-189m; width-33m; draught-9m; displacement-18400t; crew-325; maximum speed-23 knots.
Armament: 2 Phalanx CIWS type artillery installations; 2cal.25mm Boeing/Mk 38 Bushmaster type artillery installations
Details can be obtained accessing http://www.twhitney.navy.mil/Bios.aspx


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