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Two US warships dock at Subic

By: - Correspondent / @amacatunoINQ
/ 01:58 PM May 21, 2016
Guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence docked at the Alava Pier inside the Subic Bay Freeport around 9 a.m. for a routine port call.  The ship is  part of the John C. Stennis Strike Group that is currently patrolling in the West Philippine Sea. ALLAN MACATUNO/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence docked at the Alava Pier inside the Subic Bay Freeport around 9 a.m. for a routine port call. The ship is part of the John C. Stennis Strike Group that is currently patrolling in the West Philippine Sea. ALLAN MACATUNO/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Guided-missile destroyer USS Chung Hoon docked at the Alava Pier inside the Subic Bay Freeport around 9 a.m. for a routine port call. The ship is part of the John C. Stennis Strike Group that is currently patrolling in the West Philippine Sea. ALLAN MACATUNO/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

Guided-missile destroyer USS Chung Hoon docked at the Alava Pier inside the Subic Bay Freeport around 9 a.m. for a routine port call. The ship is part of the John C. Stennis Strike Group that is currently patrolling in the West Philippine Sea. ALLAN MACATUNO/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Two warships belonging to a carrier strike group of the United States Navy arrived here on Saturday for a routine port visit.

Guided-missile destroyers USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) and USS William P. Lawrence (DDG-110) docked at the Alava Pier inside this free port at around 9 a.m.
The ships are part of the John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) that is currently patrolling the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

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TAGS: JCSSG, John C. Stennis Strike Group, Subic, Subic Bay, US Navy, USS Chung Hoon, USS William P. Laurence, warships
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