United States Navy Aegis-class guided missile destroyer, USS Arleigh Burke (DDG51) will dock in Simon’s Town tomorrow morning at 8.30am.
The SA Navy says the visit of the
The Arleigh Burke made her first port visit in
Admiral Arleigh Albert Burke (19 October 1901 – 1 January 1996) distinguished himself during World War II and the Korean War and served as Chief of Naval Operations during the Eisenhower administration. The USS Arleigh Burke, the lead ship of a class of Aegis-equipped guided missile destroyers, was commissioned in his honour in 1991.