5 Facts to Know About Ralph Johnson and the Destroyer Named for Him

In honor of tomorrow’s commissioning ceremony for the U.S. Navy‘s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), we’re recapping the facts we’ve been sharing about the ship and its namesake this week via the Surface Warriors Twitter account. Catch up below and then tune in online here for live coverage from the ceremony scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. (EDT) March 24 from the Columbus Street Pier in Pfc. Ralph Johnson’s hometown of Charleston, South Carolina.


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