Wreck Removal Crews Begin Lifting Golden Ray’s Final Section
The operation to remove the final section of the Golden Ray wreck kicked off over the weekend in St. Simons Sound, Georgia, putting the end to the years-long wreck removal...
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 25, 2014) The People’s Liberation Army (Navy) replenishment ship Qiandaohu (AO 886) is underway in close formation as one of forty-two ships and submarines representing 15 international partner nations during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shannon Renfroe/Released)
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