Bath Iron Works tomorrow will launch the Carney, an Aegis destroyer weighing 12.
Bath Iron Works tomorrow will launch the Carney, an Aegis destroyer weighing 12.7 million pounds. BIW will follow a 100-year-old tradition when it sends the vessel down 460 feet of concrete on a half-inch of grease into the Kennebec River. A bottle of domestic champagne wrapped in fine wire mesh will be smashed against a special steel edge attached to the ship's bow. Details.
Bath Iron Works, Carney (Destroyer), Ship launching
"Bath Iron Works tomorrow will launch the Carney, an Aegis destroyer weighing 12." (1994). Maine News Index – Portland Press Herald. 13957.
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