Sunday, 18 October 2015

USNS William McLean in Scotland

The USNS William McLean (T-AKE-12) is shown here just before she departed the jetty at Loch Striven.

She is a US Navy vessel and part of the current Joint Warrior maritime exercise in Scotland.

The twelfth Lewis and Clark class of ship.

Her duty is to provide supplies to other ships at sea - including ammunition, food,  spare parts,  general stores, and small quantities of fuel.

Quite a Size

Preparing to Depart

 Lines are Let go

Workboat Assisting

Tugs take the Strain

First Navy Jack - Motto is 'Don't Tread on Me'

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