USS Michael Murphy (DDG-112 )To be Christened
USS Michael Murphy, DDG-112 will be christened tomorrow, 6 May, 2011 at Bath Iron Works, in Bath Maine. Adding to the significance of the date is that this was also his birthday. Lt Michael Murphy would have been 35 years old. Instead, he gave his life during Operation Red Wings at the age of 29. He gave his tomorrows for our todays, and his memory will live on in nearly 9000 tons of US Navy warship.