USS BARRY
DDG 52
  
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The Barry (DDG 52), is the fourth ship in the United States Navy named after Captain Barry, the second in the Arleigh Burke-class of Aegis guided-missile destroyers and the first built by Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The construction began on March 13, 1989; Launched on May 10, 1991, and christened on June 8, by its sponsor, Mrs. Rose Cochran, wife of United States Senator Thad Cochran. Cmdr. Gary Roughead is the first commanding officer.

December 12, 1992 USS Barry was commissioned during a ceremony at Naval Station Pascagoula, Miss.

December 18, The guided-missile destroyer arrived at its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Va., for the first time.

January 4, 1993 DDG 52 departed Norfolk for ammunition onload and Limited Type Training (LTT).

February 3, USS Barry underway for Post Delivery Test and Trials (PDT&T) and Combat Systems Ship's Qualifications Trials (CSSQT).

April 22, USS Barry arrived in Naval Station Pascagoula, Mississippi; Underway for Final Contract Trials (FCT) from April 26-30.

May 3, The Barry entered the Ingalls Shipbuilding for a four-month Post Shakedown Availability (PSA). This availability included a 4-week dry-docking that included installation of the Navy's new generation Advanced Technology Design propellers, designed to reduce cavitation at high speed and improve fuel economy. Other improvements included installation of an Electro-Optical Sighting System (EOSS), application of Passive Countermeasure System (PCMS) material, tank stiffening and installation of a gray water collection system.

October 21, Cmdr. James G. Stavridis relieved Capt. Gary Roughead as commanding officer of the Barry.

November 7, USS Barry departed homeport to take part in Operation Support Democracy in Haiti. Barry's duties included enforcing the embargo of arms and petroleum products to the island nation; Port call to Naval Station Mayport, Fla., from Dec. 3-6.

From January 27 through Feb. 21, 1994, the Barry was underway for Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), as part of USS George Washington (CVN 73) Battle Group; Port visit to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, from Feb. 3-7; Underway again from March 4-19 in the Puerto Rican Op. Area for exercise Hornet's Nest.

April 6, DDG 52 arrived at Craney Island, Va., for a two-day magnetic deperming; Underway for Fleet Exercise (FLEETEX) 2-94 from April 8-22.

May 20, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for its maiden Mediterranean deployment.

June 2, The Barry arrived in Portsmouth, England, for a three-day port call before participating in a D-Day celebration off Omaha Beach, Normandy, France; Port call to Cork, Ireland, from June 7-9.

June 17, The guided-missile destroyer pulled into Naval Station Rota, Spain, for a two-day port call after participating in exercise Swordfish '94.

June 22, USS Barry arrived in Toulon Naval Base, France, for an eight-day port visit for repairs to fuel tanks; Port call to Cannes for Independence Day celebration from July 1-6.

August 9, USS Barry arrived in Corfu, Greece, for a two-day visit after supporting Operation Redcrown, in the Adriatic Sea, from July 10- Aug. 8; Port visit to St. Raphael, France, from Aug. 14-18.

August 19, DDG 52 arrived in Naples, Italy, for a 10-day maintenance availability with USS Puget Sound.

From Sept. 4-29, the Barry again assumed duties as air control unit of all NSTO forces ("Red Crown") in the Adriatic; Participated in exercise Dynamic Guard from Sept. 30- Oct. 6.

October 8, USS Barry transited Suez Canal in response to Iraq's massing of troops on the Kuwaiti border.

October 28, The guided-missile destroyer pulled into Manama, Bahrain, for a brief port call after participating in Operation Vigilant Warrior, Oct. 15-27; Port call to Rota, Spain, from Nov. 7-8.

November 17, USS Barry returned to Norfolk after a six-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet Areas of Responsibility (AoR).

April 3, 1995 The Barry underway for sea trials after a three-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA); Underway for ammunition onload at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., from May 8-10.

June 2, USS Barry returned to homeport after a four-week underway period; Port calls to Nassau, Bahamas, (May 18-20); Annapolis, Md., (May 26-31) and Baltimore (May 31- June 1); Underway again in the Virginia Capes OPAREA from June 19-29; Moored at Nauticus Pier in downtown Norfolk from June 30- July 4; Underway for trainings in VACAPES Op. Area from: July 5-7, July 10-12, July 18-20, July 26-27, Aug. 28-31 and Sept. 5-8.

From Sept. 28 through Oct. 30, the Barry was underway in the Puerto Rican OPAREA for COMPTUEX; Port calls to Naval Station Roosevelt Roads (Oct. 9-11) and Naval Station Mayport, Fla., (Oct. 26-29); Underway for the second part of COMPTUEX, in the Virginia Capes Operation Area, from Nov. 3-9; Underway for Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) 96-1 from Nov. 29- Dec. 16.

December 15, Cmdr. Kevin M. Quinn relieved Cmdr. James G. Stavridis as commanding officer of the Barry.

January 26, 1996 USS Barry departed Norfolk for its second Mediterranean deployment, as part of the USS George Washington (CVN 73) Battle Group.

February 11, The Barry relieved USS Normandy (CG 60) in the Adriatic Sea as "Red Crown."

February 21, The guided-missile destroyer pulled into Palma, Spain, for a brief port visit before participating in exercise SHAREM 114, from Feb. 23-28; Port call to Alicante, Spain, from March 2-6 and St. Raphael, France, from March 8-12; Participated in Operation Destined Glory March 13-17.

April 11, USS Barry arrived in Corfu, Greece, for a four-day visit after its second tour in Adriatic in support of Redcrown, March 20- April 9; Port call to Izmir, Turkey, from April 16-19; Inport Koper, Slovenia, from April 24-29; Conducted its third "Redcrown" operations from April 30- May 13.

May 16, USS Barry pulled into Limassol, Cyprus, for a four-day port call; Port visit to Rhodes, Greece, from May 21-28; Inport Naples, Italy, for a maintenance availability with the USS Simon Lake from May 29- June 8.

June 15, The Barry arrived in Souda Bay, Crete, Greece, for a brief port call after participating in exercise Freedom 96-3; Inport Mykonos, Greece, from June 18-25; Inport Palma de Mallorca, Spain, from July 2-6; Inport Malaga, Spain, from July 7-12.

July 23, USS Barry returned to Norfolk after a two-day Tiger Cruise from Bermuda, completing the six-month deployment.

October 17, The Barry entered the NORSHIPCO shipyard for a four-month Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA); Underway for sea trials from Jan. 22-23, 1997.

February 27, DDG 52 arrived at Naval Station Mayport for a four-day port call; Conducted ammunition onload at the NWS Yorktown from March 4-6.

March 28, USS Barry pulled into Port Canaveral, Fla., for a four-day port call; Underway for TSTA I in the VACAPES from May 1-2, 5-9 and 12-16th; Underway for TSTA II from June 16-20 and June 23-25.

June 27, Cmdr. Mark K. Seglem relieved Cmdr. Kevin M. Quinn as the 4th CO of USS Barry during a change-of-command ceremony on board the ship at Naval Station Norfolk.

From July 14-18, the guided-missile destroyer was underway for a TSTA III; Underway for FEP from July 28- Aug. 1; Ammunition onload at the NWS Yorktown from Aug. 18-21.

August 22, USS Barry entered the dry-dock at Metro Machine Shipyards in Norfolk, Va., for an emergency repair to its hydraulic fluid leak in the starboard shaft.

September 8, The Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for a three-week underway period in the Puerto Rican OPAREA.

September 12, The Barry pulled into Naval Station Roosevelt Roads for a brief port call before participating in firing exercises at the Atlantic Fleet Weapons Training Facility; Port visit to Nassau, Bahamas, from Sept. 26-28.

November 15, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled Middle East deployment.

November 23, The Barry pulled into Las Palmas, Spain, for a two-day visit to Gran Canaria; Inport Souda Bay, Greece, from Dec. 1-7; Port visits to Rhodes, Greece, from Dec. 12-15; Inport Antalya, Turkey, from 18-21; Inport Haifa, Israel, from Dec. 23- Jan. 2.

January 3, 1998 USS Barry transited the Suez Canal southbound; Inport Djibouti for a brief stop to refuel on Jan. 7; Inport Dubai, U.A.E., from Jan. 23-26, Feb. 22-26 and March 8-14.

April 2, The Barry pulled into Mina Salman Port in Manama, Bahrain, for a four-day port call after participating in exercise Iron Siren, in the South Arabian Gulf, from March 23-31; Inport Malaga, Spain, from April 28- May 1; Anchored off Bermuda for a brief stop, to embark friends and family members for a Tiger Cruise, on May 11.

May 13, USS Barry returned to Norfolk after a six-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet AoR.

June 29, The guided-missile destroyer arrived at Naval Weapons Station Earle, N.J., to offload ordnance; Commenced a two-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) on July 7; Conducted ammo onload at the NWS Yorktown from Aug. 18-21; Underway for sea trials from Sept. 8-9.

September 10, USS Barry pulled into Philadelphia, Pa., for a three-day port visit; Conducted ammunition onload at the NWS Yorktown from Oct. 20-23.

December 11, Cmdr. John M. Chandler relieved Cmdr. Mark K. Seglem as commanding officer of the USS Barry.

January 19, 1999 The Barry departed homeport for a three-day underway to conduct routine training; Unrway again from Feb. 8-11, Feb. 16-19, March 23-24 and March 29.

April 6, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for Group Sail in the Puerto Rican Op. Area; Brief stop at Naval Station Roosevelt Roads on April 12; Anchored off St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles, from April 15-19; Returned home on April 23.

June 4, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for a Dependent's Day Cruise; Underway again from June 8-10, June 15-17, June 22-24 and June 29- July 1.

From August 2-6, the Barry was underway for Group Sail operations with the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) BG; Underway again from Sept. 7-10; Emergency sortied to avoid the Hurricane Floyd on Sept. 15.

September 27, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for a Comprehensive Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) 00-1; Port call to St. Croix, V.I., from Oct. 8-12; Returned home on Oct. 28; Underway for a Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) from Dec. 3-15.

January 18, The Barry moored at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown for a two-day ammunition onload; Underway in the VACAPES Op. Area from Feb. 18-22.

April 3, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment as part of the Eisenhower Battle Group.

April 14, The Barry pulled into Cobh, Ireland, for a four-day port visit; Anchored off the coast of Bizerte, Tunisia, from April 24-26 before participating in exercise Nadors with the Tunisian Navy.

May 1, USS Barry arrived in La Maddalena, Italy, for a week-long port visit to get tender support services from USS Emory S. Land (AS 39); Inport Haifa, Israel, from May 12-17; Transited the Suez Canal southbound on May 19; Brief stop in Port of Aden, Jemen, to refuel on May 23.

May 29, The Barry moored at Berth 10, Mina Salman Port in Manama, Bahrain, for a four-day liberty visit; Inport Dubai, U.A.E., from June 18-22; Inport Manama again from July 1-5.

July 18, USS Barry anchored off Wudham, Oman, for a three-day port visit before participating in exercise Kunjar Hadd with the British, French and Omani Navies; Inport Muscat, Oman, from July 28- Aug. 2.

August 1, Cmdr. William P. Bingham relieved Cmdr. John M. Chandler as CO of DDG 52 during a change-of-command ceremony on board the ship in Sultan Qaboos Port.

August 16, USS Barry pulled again into Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for a four-day port visit. Brief stop in Port of Aden to refuel on Aug. 26

September 1, The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Rhodes, Greece, for a three-day liberty port visit; Inport Trieste, Italy, from Sept. 9-11; Anchored off Ibiza, Spain, from Sept. 14-18; Inport Malaga, Spain, from Sept. 19-23.

October 1, USS Barry returned to Norfolk after a six-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet Areas of Responsibility (AoR).

October 20, The Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for a two-day ammo offload at the NWS Yorktown; Underway in Virginia Capes Op. Area from Nov. 28- Dec. 1.

April 18, 2001 DDG 52 departed homeport for a two-day underway to conduct sea trials, following a four-month maintenance availability; Underway for routine training off the coast of Virginia on May 17.

May 23, USS Barry moored at Bow Sullivan's Pier in Stapleton, Staten Island, for a week-long port visit to participate in Fleet Week New York City; Underway for Midshipman Cruise from June 25-28; Underway again for routine training from July 16-19.

August 9, The Barry anchored off the coast of Bar Harbor, Maine, for a four-day port visit to Winter Harbor in conjunction with the Lobster Festival; Returned home on Aug. 20; Underway again from Aug. 27-31.

September 27, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for routine training; Inport Port Canaveral, Fla., from Oct. 4-9; Returned home on Oct. 10; Underway from Dec. 17-19.

Frmo January 9-18, 2002, the Barry was underway for Final Evaluation Problem (FEP); Underway again for FEP preparations from Feb. 1-8; Underway for Group Sai from Feb. 11-15.

February 22, Cmdr. Terrence E. Culton relieved Cmdr. William P. Bingham as commanding officer of the USS Barry.

March 22, The Barry departed Norfolk for a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) in the Puerto Rican Op. Area and Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX); Moored at Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, P.R., from April 22-25; Returned home on May 6.

May 24, The Barry departed Naval Weapons Station Yorktown for a Dependent's Day Cruise back to Norfolk; Underway again from May 28- June 4; Underway for SACCEX with the USS Nassau (LHA 4) ARG from June 10-14; Underway for Demonstration Preparations from June 18-28; Underway for sea trials from Aug. 15-17.

August 20, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled deployment; Inport Gibraltar, British overseas territory, from Aug. 30- Sept. 3.

September 5, The Barry moored at Toulon Naval Base, France, for a brief port visit; Inport Souda Bay, Greece, from Sept. 18-22; Transited the Suez Canal southbound on Sept. 24; Inport Fujairah, U.A.E., for a brief stop to refuel on Oct. 31.

November 2, USS Barry moored at Mina Salman Port for an eight-day visit to Manama, Bahrain; Inport Manama again on Nov. 15; Entered the dry-dock at Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard "ASRY" Shipyards in Manama, for emergent repairs to starboard shafts, on Nov. 18; Underway on Nov. 30. Transited the Suez Canal southbund on Dec. 19.

December 23, DDG 52 pulled into Trieste, Italy, for a four-day liberty port visit; Inport Gibraltar from Dec. 31- Jan. 4; Inport Lisbon, Portugal, from Jan 6-11; Inport Ponta Delgada, Portugal, for a brief stop to refuel on Jan. 15.

January 23, 2003 USS Barry returned to Norfolk after a five-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet AoR.

March 14, The Barry arrived in Savannah, Ga., for a five-day port visit to participate in St. Patrick's Day festivities; Returned home on March 21; Moored at the NWS Yorktown for ammo offload on March 26; Underway for a Multinational Maritime Exercise from April 3-11; Underway for routine training from April 28- May 7.

June 23, USS Barry entered the NORSHIPCO shipyard for a four-month Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA).

October 30, The guided-missile destroyer departed Naval Station Norfolk for sea trials; Moored at NWS Yorktown for ammo onload from Nov. 5-6; Underway in the Virginia Capes Op. Area from Nov. 12-18 and Dec. 3-5.

December 5, Cmdr. Charles C. Denman, III relieved Cmdr. Terrence E. Culton as the 8th CO of DDG 52 during a change-of-command ceremony aboard the ship, while underway off the coast of Virginia.

January 12, 2004 USS Barry departed Norfolk for an 11-day underway in the Virginia Capes Op. Area to conduct routine training; Underway again from Feb. 9-13, Feb. 23-27, March 1-2, 3-5, 15-19 and 29-31st.

April 26, USS Barry returned to homeport after a 20-day underway with the Cruiser Destroyer Group (CRUDESGRU) Two's Group Sail operations. The ship participated in a sinking exercise (SINKEX), involving the decommissioned dock landing ship USS Portland (LSD 37), on April 25.

May 26, USS Barry moored at Manhattan's Pier 88 in New York City, N.Y., for a six-day port visit to participate in annual Fleet Week celebration.

June 4, The Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk to participate in a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) and in support of Summer Pulse '04, as part of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) CSG.

July 5, The Barry pulled into Taragona, Spain, for a four-day port visit before participating in a multinational exercise Majestic Eagle, off the coast of Morocco; Returned home on July 25.

August 17, USS Barry entered the dry-dock at NORSHIPCO Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia; Returned to Naval Station Norfolk on Aug. 26; Underway for a Friends and Family Day Cruise, en route to NWS Yorktown for ammo onload, on Sept. 13; Returned home on Sept. 16.

October 13, USS Barry departed Norfolk for a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet AoR.

October 22, The Barry moored at Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde in Faslane, Scotland, for a three-day port call before participating in a multinational exercise Joint Maritime Course 04-3; Moored at Naval Station Rota, Spain, from Nov. 3-6; Transited the Suez Canal southbound on Nov. 12.

November 19, DDG 52 moored at Mina salman Port in Manama, Bahrain, for a four-day liberty visit; Moored at Sultan Qaboos Port in Muscat, Oman, for a four-day visit after conducting Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) in the Gulf of Oman.

April 10, 2005 The guided-missile destroyer departed Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth, England, after a routine port call.

April 18, USS Barry returned to Naval Station Norfolk after a six-month deployment in support of Enduring and Iraqi Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism.

February 10, 2006 The Barry departed homeport to participate in a coalition course in the North Atlantic with ships from the United Kingdom, Germany, and Denmark; Inport Faslane, Scotland, from March ?-11.

June 2, USS Barry recently moored at Port of Lagos, Nigeria, for a scheduled visit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Navy; Inport Souda Bay, Crete, from July 13-1?.

July 20, The Barry is currently underway off the coast of Lebanon after the U.S. Embassy requested military assistance to help American citizens who wish to depart the country.

September 7, USS Barry is currently underway in the eastern Mediterranean as part of Joint Task Force Lebanon, along with the USS Wasp (LHD 1), USS Hue City (CG 66) and USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196). Since the current Middle East crisis between Israel and Hezbollah militants began in mid-July, the "sea bridge" provided by Department of Defense (DoD) assets has helped nearly 15,000 American citizens safely depart Lebanon, while assisting in the distribution of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people.

October ?, Cmdr. William B. Seamam Jr. relieved Cmdr. Jeffrey Wolstenholme as CO of the USS Barry.

April ?, 2008 USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk to participate in a multinational exercise Joint Warrior 081, off the coast of Scotland, from April 19- May 2; Inport Halifax, Nova Scotia, from May 20-2?.

August 10, USS Barry, commanded by Cmdr. Douglas L. Edson, departed Norfolk for a scheduled deployment as part of the Standing Naval Maritime Groups.

August 23, The Barry recently moored at Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth, England, for a routine port call; Transited the Bosporus Strait northbound on Oct. 1?; Inport Poti, Georgia, from Oct. 17-2?.

October 23, The Barry run aground, about 10:30 a.m. local time, as it was entering the port of Samsun, Turkey, about 200 yards from the pier. No damage was made to the ship; Inport Varna, Bulgaria, from Oct. 28-31; Inport Souda Bay, Greece, from Nov. 7-?.

November 19, The guided-missile destroyer recently arrived in Istanbul, Turkey, for a scheduled port visit.

January 4, 2009 USS Barry pulled into Valetta, Malta, for a five-day port visit to mark the 100th anniversary of the "Great White Fleet," a historic U.S. Navy goodwill voyage around the world that included a stop in Malta in 1909; Inport Augusta Bay, Sicily, from Jan. 13-1?.

February 28, USS Barry returned to Naval Station Norfolk after six-and-a-half month deployment in the U.S. 6th Fleet AoR.

April 2, 2010 USS Barry moored at HMNB Portsmouth, England, for a scheduled port call before participating in a multinational exercise Joint Warrior 10-1; Moored at HMNB Clyde in Faslane, Scotland, from April 2?-25.

May 9, The Barry moored at Naval Station Norfolk along with the the AURIGA Carrier Task Group (CTG), lead by the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal (R07). AURIGA is the major Royal Navy deployment of 2010, exercising on the eastern Seaboard of North America and in the western Atlantic.

June 3, DDG 52 moored at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., for a scheduled port call before participating in a Southeast Anti-Submarine Warfare Integration Training Initiative (SEASWITI) exercise 10-3.

June 27, The Barry recently arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to celebrate the Canadian Naval Centennial and International Fleet Review.

August 6, USS Barry returned to Naval Station Norfolk after a five-month deployment in the U.S. 2nd and 6th Fleet Areas of Responsibility (AoR).

October 5, The Barry is currently participating in a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) CSG.

January 13, 2011 USS Barry departed Norfolk for a scheduled deployment.

January 29, The Barry pulled into Valletta, Malta, for a four-day liberty port visit; Transited the Suez Canal southbound on Feb. ?; Moored at Port of Djibouti, Djibouti, for a brief stop to refuel on Feb. 10.

March 19, USS Barry, USS Stout (DDG 55), USS Providence (SSN 719), USS Scranton (SSN 756), USS Florida (SSGN 728) and HMS Triumph (S93) launched approximately 110 Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAMs), after 8 p.m. local time in the Mediterranean Sea, at more than 20 key Libyan air defense, surface-to-air missile sites and communication nodes in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn.

March 29, The guided-missile destroyer fired 22 Tomahawk TLAMs at weapon storage sites, for surface-to-surface missiles, around Tripoli.

March 31, USS Barry pulled into Augusta Bay, Italy, for a port call after Joint Task Force (JTF) Odyssey Dawn was disestablished and NATO's Unified Protector assumed command of the entire mission March 30.

May 11, The Barry departed Rhodes, Greece, after a six-day port visit; Transited the Suez Canal northbound on June 5.

June 14, Cmdr. Kevin P. Byrne relieved Cmdr. Adolfo H. Ibarra as CO of the USS Barry during a change-of-command ceremony on board the ship at Gaeta, Italy.

June 13, USS Moored at NATO Pol Pier in Gaeta, Italy, for a four-day port visit; Inport Rota, Spain, from June 26-2?.

July 13, The Barry moored at Pier 2 on Naval Station Newport, R.I., for a brief stop to embark friends and family members for a Tiger Cruise.

July 15, USS Barry returned to homeport after a six-month underway period in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet Areas of Responsibility. The ship launched 55 TLAM's in support of OOD.

July 10, 2012 The guided-missile destroyer recently completed an Extended Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (E-DSRA) at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in Norfolk, Va.

October 26, The Barry emergency sortied from Naval Station Norfolk to avoid the Hurricane Sandy.

November 30, Cmdr. Thomas J. Dickinson relieved Cmdr. Kevin P. Byrne as CO of DDG 52.

February 3, 2013 USS Barry returned to Norfolk after a three-week Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the USS Harry S. Truman CSG.

February 7, USS Barry departed Naval Station Norfolk for an independent Mediterranean deployment with the primary focus on Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) operations.

February 8, The Barry recently moored at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., for "safe haven" because of an approaching winter storm; Underway on Feb. 11.

February 23, USS Barry departed Augusta Bay, Italy, to participate in at-sea phase of NATO's largest Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) exercise Proud Manta 2013, in the Ionian Sea.

March 5, The guided-missile destroyer pulled into Naples, Italy, for a two-day port call.

March 8, DDG 52 arrived in Naval Support Activity Souda Bay at Crete, Greece, for a two-day port call before participating in at-sea phase of annual joint exercise Noble Dina, in the Aegean Sea and eastern Mediterranean.

April 8, USS Barry pulled into Rhodes, Greece, for a three-day port visit; Inport Souda Bay from April 29- May 1 and May 22-24.

June 28, The Barry moored at Themistokleous Pier in Port of Piraeus, Greece, for a four-day liberty visit. Inport Corfu, Greece, from Aug. 10-14; Inport Souda Bay again from Sept. 4-5.

September 27, BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., was awarded a $40 million modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308) for the USS Barry's Extended Selected Restricted Availability (E-SRA). Work is expected to be completed by October 2014.

October 25, The guided-missile destroyer departed Souda Bay after a routine port call.

November 8, USS Barry returned to Norfolk after an extended nine-month deployment.

April 25, 2014 Cmdr. Patrick M. Foster relieved Cmdr. Thomas J. Dickinson as the 15th CO of Barry during a change-of-command ceremony on board the ship at BAE shipyard.

December 19, BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair was awarded a $7,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308) for the emergent drydocking availability of DDG 52.

February 27, 2015 The Barry recently completed sea trials following an extended 15-month availability. She is the first ship on the East Coast to received the Aegis Baseline 9C combat systems upgrade.

May 20, USS Barry moored at Sullivan's Pier in Stapleton, Staten Island, N.Y., for a six-day port visit to participate in annual Fleet Week New York City celebration.

August 21, Capt. Brian Fort, Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26 relieved of duty Cmdr. Patrick Foster due to a "loss of confidence in his ability to command," following an on-going investigation into a series of decisions over time reflecting poor judgment, failure to meet and uphold the highest personal and professional standards, and poor program management. Cmdr. Zoah Scheneman, deputy commodore of DESRON 26, assumed temporary command of the Barry.

October 23, Cmdr. Jennifer L. Eaton relieved Cmdr. Zoah Scheneman as CO of the USS Barry during a change-of-command ceremony on board the ship at Berth 1, Pier 7.

December 1, The Barry is currently moored at Berth 1, Pier 1 on Naval Station Norfolk.

January 12, 2016 USS Barry departed Norfolk for a homeport change to Yokosuka, Japan.

January 25, The Barry fired a Vertically Launched Anti-Submarine (VLA) rocket, successfully annihilating a target, on the Eastern Test Range (ETR) off Cape Canaveral, Fla.

February 4, DDG 52 moored at Naval Base San Diego, Calif., for a 12-day port call to conduct a crew swap with the USS Lassen (DDG 82); Brief stop at Bravo Pier, NAS North Island for ammo onload on Feb. 16.

February 2?, The Barry arrived in Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, for a routine port call; Entered the U.S. 7th Fleet AoO on March 3.

March 7, USS Barry recently arrived in the Guam Op. Area to participate in a Multi-Sail 16 exercise, with the USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54), USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), USS Benfold (DDG 65), USS McCampbell (DDG 85), USS Chicago (SSN 721) and USS North Carolina (SSN 777), along with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships JS Kirishima (DDG 174), JS Harusame (DD 102), JS Amagiri (DD 154) and JS Kurama (DDH 144).

March 14, USS Barry moored at Berth 7, Fleet Activities Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, for the first time after a two-month transit from Norfolk; Moored outboard the USS Curtis Wilbur at Harbor Master Pier (HMP) West on March 2?; Moored outboard the USS Momsen (DDG 92) at HMP West after a brief underway on May 6; Underway again from May 9-13.

May 16, USS Barry departed Yokosuka for its first patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AoR).

May 26, The guided-missile destroyer transited the Luzon Strait eastbound; Moored at Berth 6, India Basin in Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, from June 6-8.

July 15, The Barry moored at Berth 1, India Basin in Fleet Activities Sasebo for a week-long port call following a four-week underway in the Yellow Sea; Participated in a Passing Exercise (PASSEX), with the ROKS Yulgok Yi I (DDG 992), ROKS Chungbuk (FFG 816) and ROKS Puchon (PCC 773), from July 28-29; Returned home on Aug. 5.

August 21, USS Barry emergency sortied from Fleet Activities Yokosuka due to approaching Tropical Storm Mindulle; Returned home on Aug. 23; Emergency sortied due to approaching Typhoon Lionrock from Aug. 28-30.

September 7, USS Barry departed HMP West, Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a routine Fall Patrol as part of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) CSG.

September 11, The Barry moored at Berth 3, Sierra Wharf in Apra Harbor, Guam, for a brief stop to refuel and onload ammunition before participating in a biennial field training exercise Valiant Shield 2016; Moored at Berth 2, Sierra Wharf in Apra Harbor from Sept. 24-29.

October 16, DDG 52 moored at Berth 3 in Busan Naval Base, Republic of Korea, for a five-day port visit after participated in a bilateral training exercise Invincible Spirit; Participated in ANNUALEX 28G/Keen Sword 17, north of Okinawa, Japan, from Oct. 30- Nov. 11; Transited the Korean Strait northbound on Nov. 1?.

November 23, USS Barry moored outboard the USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) at HMP West, Fleet Activities Yokosuka after completing an 11-week patrol.

November 28, The Barry anchored off Yokosuka to offload ammunition; Returned home on Nov. 29.

February 2, 2017 USS Barry departed homeport for a routine patrol in the South China Sea; Anchored off Yokosuka for ammo onload from Feb. 2-3; Returned to Yokosuka on Feb. 13; Underway to participate in a Multi-Sail 17 exercise, in the Guam Op. Area, with other ships from Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 on Feb. 24.

March 1, The Barry moored at Berth 3, Tango Wharf in Apra Harbor, Guam, for a five-day port call; Underway for at-sea phase from March 6-10; Inport Apra Harbor again from March 10-12.

March 17, USS Barry moored at Newport Terminal in Mokpo, Republic of Korea, for a two-day port call.

March 22, USS Barry, along with the USS McCampbell (DDG 85), participated in a photo exercise (PHOTOEX) with the ROK Navy 2nd Fleet, while underway in the Yellow Sea, as part of an annual joint exercise Foal Eagle.

March 26, The guided-missile destroyer moored at Busan Naval Base for a brief stop to refuel before participating in a Ship Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) Readiness and Evaluation Measurement (SHAREM) exercise with the ROK Navy; Moored at Berth 3, Busan Naval Base from April 1-2.

April 13, USS Barry returned to Fleet Activities Yokosuka after completing a seven-week patrol.

April 17, The Barry moored at Berth 9 after a berth shift on Fleet Activities Yokosuka.

April 20, Cmdr. David A. Huljack relieved Cmdr. Jennifer L. Eaton as the 17th CO of DDG 52 during a pierside ceremony on CFAY.

May 15, USS Barry departed Yokosuka for a Summer Patrol as part of the USS Ronald Reagan CSG.

May 31, The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer transited the Tsugaru Strait westbound; Transited the Luzon Strait westbound on June 12.

June 16, USS Barry moored at Berth 2, Sembawang Terminal in Singapore for a four-day liberty port visit.

July 23, USS Barry moored at Northshore Hamilton Wharf in Brisbane, Australia, for a five-day port visit after participated in a biennial joint exercise Talisman Sabre 2017.

August 4, The Barry moored at Container Berth 1 in Port of Honiara, Solomon Islands, for a five-day visit to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal.

September 8, USS Barry anchored at Yokosuka's A-12 for a brief stop to offload ammunition before moored at Berth 12, Fleet Activities Yokosuka.

October 24, DDG 52 anchored at A-12 again for a brief stop to offload ammunition; Anchored at A-12 again from Oct. 26-27.

November 13, USS Barry entered the Dry Dock #4 at Yokosuka Naval Shipyard for a Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA).

October 25, 2018 Cmdr. William C. Blodgett, Jr., relieved Cmdr. David A. Huljack as CO of the Barry during a change-of-command ceremony at CFAY.

December 3, USS Barry undocked and moored at Berth 3 on Fleet Activities Yokosuka; Moved to HMP East on Dec. 5.

May 24, 2019 USS Barry moored at HMP East on Fleet Activities Yokosuka after a one-day underway for sea trials; Underway again on June 3; Anchored at A-12 for ammo onload on June 5; Moored outboard the USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) at HMP West on June 7.

June 13, The Barry moored at Berth 8 on Fleet Activities Yokosuka after a two-day underway in Sagami Wan; Underway again on June 18; Moored at Berth 7 on June 21; Moved to Berth 8 on June 27; Anchored at A-12 for ammo onload on July 3; Underway on July ?; Arrived in Sagami Wan on July 17.

July 18, USS Barry moored at Berth 12 on Fleet Activities Yokosuka; Moved to Berth 3 on Aug. 7; Moored at Berth 12 after a day-long underway in Sagami Wan on Aug. 13; Underway again on Aug. 17.

August 23, The Barry moored at Bravo Wharf in Apra Harbor, Guam, for a three-day port visit; Moored at Berth 3 in Fleet Activities Yokosuka on Aug. 31; Moved to Berth 16, for "safe haven" from Typhoon Faxai, on Sept. 7; Moved back to Berth 3 on Sept. 10.

September 29, USS Barry moored at Berth 7 on Fleet Activities Yokosuka after a two-day underway for routine training; Emergency sortied due to approaching Typhoon Hagibis on Oct. 9; Moored at Berth 6 on Oct. 15; Underway again on Nov. ?; Moored at HMP West on Nov. 6; Underway again on Nov. 12.

November 14, The Barry conducted operations off the coast of White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa; Moored at Berth 15 in Fleet Activities Yokosuka on Nov. 16; Moored at Berth 7 after a day-long underway on Nov. 18.

November 21, USS Barry departed Yokosuka in support of national tasking in the East China Sea, to monitor the illegal North Korean fuel smuggling; Transited the Osumi Strait westbound on Nov. 22; Moored at Fleet Activities Sasebo from Dec. 1-2.?

December 3, The guided-missile destroyer conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS John Ericsson (T-AO 194); Conducted a replenishment-at-sea again, while underway in the East China Sea, on Dec. 11.

January 10, 2020 USS Barry conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7), while underway in the Philippine Sea; Moored at Berth 3, Sierra Wharf in Apra Harbor, Guam, from Jan. 18-23; Arrived in Sagami Wan on Feb. 10.

February 11, USS Barry moored at HMP West on Fleet Activities Yokosuka following a three-month patrol.

February 29, The Barry departed homeport to participate in annual Multi-Sail exercise, in the Guam Op. Area; Moored at Berth 4, Sierra Wharf in Apra Harbor from March 6-9; Brief stop in Apra Harbor on March 22; Arrived in Sagami Wan on March 25; Moored at Berth 7 on March 27; Underway again on April 3; Transited the Taiwan Strait on April 10.

April 18, DDG 52 participated in a photo exercise (PHOTOEX) with the USS America (LHA 6), USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and HMAS Parramatta (FFH 154), while underway in the South China Sea; Transited the Taiwan Strait on April 23; Conducted a "freedom of navigation operation" near the disputed Paracel Islands on April 28; Moored at Berth 6 in Fleet Activities Yokosuka on May 15.

May 16, Cmdr. Christopher A. Gahl relieved Cmdr. William C. Blodgett, Jr., as CO of the Barry during a change-of-command ceremony aboard the ship.

May 20, USS Barry departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka for carrier escort duties; Underway in Sagami Wan from May 20-21; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), while underway east of Okinawa, on May 30; Moored at HMP East on June 13; Anchored at A-12 for ammo offload from June 16-19; Anchored at A-12 for ammo onload on Aug. 29; Underway on Sept. 2.

September 11, The Barry participated in a PHOTOEX with the USS Chicago (SSN 721), JS Ise (DDH 182), JS Ashigara (DDG 178), ROKS Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin (DDH 975), ROKS Yu Seoung Ryoung (DDG 993), HMAS Arunta (FFH 151), HMAS Stuart (FFH 153) and USNS John Ericsson (T-AO 194), while underway in the Central Pacific en route to Guam to participate in a biennial exercise Valiant Shield 2020; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS John Ericsson, while underway east of Guam, on Sept. 16.

September 26, USS Barry moored at Berth 7 on Fleet Activities Yokosuka; Underway again on Oct. 3; Transited the Tsugaru Strait westbound on Oct. 4; Moored at Berth 6, India Basin in Fleet Activities Sasebo from Oct. 7-10; Transited the Taiwan Strait northbound on Oct. 14; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USS America on Oct. 15.

October 26, USS Barry participated in a PHOTOEX, as part of the USS Ronald Reagan CSG, commencing the biennial field training exercise Keen Sword 21 in the waters around Okinawa; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3), while underway in the Philippine Sea, on Nov. 2.

November 8, The Barry conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10), while underway in the East China Sea; Transited the Taiwan Strait southbound from Nov. 20-21.

November 28, USS Barry moored outboard the USS Antietam (CG 54) at Berth 6 on Fleet Activities Yokosuka following an eight-week patrol; Moved to HMP West on Dec. ?.

January 15, 2021 USS Barry anchored at Yokosuka's Anchorage A-12 for ammo onload; Moored at HMP East on Jan. 17; Moved to HMP West on Jan. 1?; Anchored off Yokosuka for a brief stop before underway again on Feb. 5; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the JS Towada (AOE 422), while underway in the East China Sea, on Feb. 10.

February 15, USS Barry moored outboard the Benfold (DDG 65) at HMP West on Fleet Activities Yokosuka; Underway for annual Multi-Sail exercise, in the Guam Op. Area, on March 18; Moored at Berth 3, Sierra Wharf in Apra Harbor from March 27-29.?

April 6, The Barry conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Pecos (T-AO 197), while underway in the South China Sea; Moored at Akasaki Pier in Fleet Activities Sasebo from April 15-16?; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198), while underway in the East China Sea, on April 21; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea again, while underway in the South China Sea, on April 30.

May 14, USS Barry moored at Berth 8 on Fleet Activities Yokosuka following a two-month patrol; Underway again on July 24; Moored at Berth 6 on Aug. 7; Moved to Berth 12 on Aug. ?; Underway again on Aug. 23.

August 26, USS Barry arrived off the coast of Guam to participate in exercise Malabar 2021, with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Royal Australian Navy and Indian Navy ships; Moored at Berth 1, Tango Wharf in Apra Harbor from Aug. 31- Sept. 1.?

September 4, The Barry conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the JS Tokiwa (AOE 423), while underway in the East China Sea; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Alan Shepard on Sept. 8; Transited the Taiwan Strait southbound on Sept. 17; Conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199), while underway in the East China Sea, on Sept. 20; Moored at Berth 7, India Basin in Fleet Activities Sasebo from Oct. 1-5.

October 15, USS Barry moored outboard the USS Howard (DDG 83) at HMP East on Fleet Activities Yokosuka following a two-month patrol.