Russian Warship Escorts Second Convoy Off Somali Coast

RIA Novosti
Monday 11th March, 2013

MOSCOW, March 11 (RIA Novosti) – A Russian Udaloy class destroyer is escorting a second convoy of commercial ships since its arrival on an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden, the spokesman for Russia’s Northern Fleet, Capt. 1st rank Vadim Serga said on Monday. “The convoy escorted by the Severomorsk destroyer comprises the Arizona and the St. Paul bulk freighters, sailing under the Liberian flag,” Serga said. “Both commercial ships have security details consisting of Russian naval infantry on board.” The Severomorsk will escort the freighters from the Arabian Sea to the Red …

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