USS FORT MCHENRY, At sea — A Sao Tome and Principe fishing boat was found floating out to sea 26 nautical miles south of Sao Tome and Principe (STP) Jan 30. USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) immediatel

USS FORT MCHENRY, At sea — A Sao Tome and Principe fishing boat was found floating out to sea 26 nautical miles south of Sao Tome and Principe (STP)  Jan 30. USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) immediately stopped and rendered aide to the two men.  The vessel had been out to sea for four days and ran out of fuel and supplies.  Fort McHenry rendered aide to the vessel by providing fuel, oil, fresh provisions and directions.  Once the transfer of supplies was complete, the freshly stocked STP vessel followed Fort McHenry back to the island of Principe.  Fort McHenry has just departed STP and was in route to Equatorial Guinea in support of Africa Partnership Station when it spotted the distressed vessel.  APS is one in a series of activities designed to build maritime safety and security in Africa in a comprehensive and collaborative manner, focusing first on the Gulf of Guinea.  It responds to specific African requests for assistance, is aligned with broad international community and U.S. ob Dowload higest-resolution version(1500 by 700 pixels)

USS FORT MCHENRY, At sea — A Sao Tome and Principe fishing boat was found floating out to sea 26 nautical miles south of Sao Tome and Principe (STP) Jan 30. USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) immediately stopped and rendered aide to the two men. The vessel had been out to sea for four days and ran out of fuel and supplies. Fort McHenry rendered aide to the vessel by providing fuel, oil, fresh provisions and directions. Once the transfer of supplies was complete, the freshly stocked STP vessel followed Fort McHenry back to the island of Principe. Fort McHenry has just departed STP and was in route to Equatorial Guinea in support of Africa Partnership Station when it spotted the distressed vessel. APS is one in a series of activities designed to build maritime safety and security in Africa in a comprehensive and collaborative manner, focusing first on the Gulf of Guinea. It responds to specific African requests for assistance, is aligned with broad international community and U.S. ob

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