080923-N-1082Z-038 SUEZ CANAL (Sept. 23, 2008) ? The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) transits through the Suez Canal. San Antonio is deployed as part of the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) in support of maritime security operations in the Navy's 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. The Iwo Jima ESG is made up of San Antonio; the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7); the guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72); the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50); the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61); all homeported at Norfolk, Va.; the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), homeported at Mayport, Fla.; and the fast attack submarine USS Hartford (SSN 768), homeported at Groton, Conn. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky. (Released)

Suez Canal Navy Warship

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July 11, 2021

Suez Canal Navy Warship

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