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USNS Trenton Statement: June 2018

June 12, 2018 at 7:41 PM UTC
U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Public Affairs

On June 12, 2018 USNS Trenton, in accordance with its obligations under international law, rendered assistance to mariners in distress that it encountered while conducting routine operations in the Mediterranean Sea.

Forty people have been recovered and are being provided food, water, and medical care on board Trenton.    

U.S. authorities are coordinating with our international partners to determine their ultimate disposition.

USNS Trenton Mariners in Distress Rescue

USNS Trenton Mariners in Distress Rescue

USNS Trenton Mariners in Distress Rescue

USNS Trenton Mariners in Distress Rescue

USNS Trenton Mariners in Distress Rescue

USNS Trenton Mariners in Distress Rescue

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