USS ‘Anchorage’ docks in Colombo for CARAT-2023 | Daily News

USS ‘Anchorage’ docks in Colombo for CARAT-2023

USS ‘Anchorage’ (LPD-23) of the United States Navy arrived at the Colombo Port yesterday (19) for the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Exercise-2023 (CARAT–2023). The visiting ship was welcomed  by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with Naval traditions. USS ‘Anchorage’ is a 208m long San Antonio- Class amphibious transport dock manned by 477 crew members and she is commanded by Captain D.J.Keeler.

As part of the sea phase of CARAT–2023, USS ‘Anchorage’ will conduct various exercise serials with SLNS Gajabahu and SLNS Samudura. The ship will leave the country on January 27 on completion of CARAT-2023.



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