SOURCE: Penn's Landing Corporation

June 17, 2008 17:40 ET

Prestigous Ship USS CARNEY (DDG 64) to Dock at Penn's Landing for Holiday Weekend

First Port Visit Since Return From Deployment

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) -


ARRIVES:    June 30 at approximately 6:30 p.m.

TOURS:      Tuesday, July 1 THROUGH Saturday, July 5
            10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

DEPARTS:    July 6 before 12 noon.

WHERE:      Penn's Landing at the Delaware River
            Market Street to Chestnut Street at the Delaware River
            Philadelphia, PA

WHAT:       The USS CARNEY, with a homeport Mayport, Florida, will make
            its first port visit to Philadelphia at Penn's Landing since
            its return from a 22 month deployment. The vessel will be
            docked at Penn's Landing from June 30 to July 6. The public
            will have a chance to tour the naval vessel July 1 - 5 from
            10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

BACKGROUND: The USS CARNEY holds 23 officers, 24 Chief Petty Officers and
            291 enlisted crewmembers. The Commanding Officer, Glen Kuffel,
            explains his crew's excitement and enthusiasm to visit
            America's birthplace on America's birthday.

ABOUT PENN'S LANDING:  Public Programming at Penn's Landing would not be
            possible without our presenting sponsor Independence Blue
            Cross and the continued support of PECO, Bank of America, the
            Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Pennsylvania Lottery,
            Live Nation, and the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing
            Corporation, all of whom are committed to serving the Greater
            Philadelphia community.

            Penn's Landing Corporation is the non-profit organization
            responsible for funding and producing public programming on
            the Great Plaza, Philadelphia's Delaware Waterfront Park.
            All events produced by Penn's Landing Corporation are FREE to
            the public. For more information on event locations and event
            details, please call (215) 922-2FUN or visit
            www.pennslandingcorp.com.