Replenishing an LSD at Sea

08/01/2011

08/01/2011 – The Whidbey Island is deployed as part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation effort in the U.S. 6th fleet area of responsibility.

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Credit: U.S. Naval Forces Europe, 6th Fleet Public Affairs: 07/01/2011

  • In the first photo, Lt. Nicholas Menzel, left, and Ensign Alexander White look on from the bridge wing of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41), during a routine replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198).
  • In the second photo, Seaman Stencil Quarles logs speed and course changes on the bridge wing of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41), during a routine replenishment at sea.
  • In the final photo, the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) sails alongside while refueling the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) during a routine replenishment at sea.