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Suez Canal (Mar. 16, 2004) -- The guided missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) leads the dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) through the daylong transit of the Suez Canal. McFaul and Whidbey Island are currently on deployment as part of Expeditionary Strike Group Two (ESG 2), led by the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).  ESG 2 is the first ESG to deploy from the East Coast and is currently on its way to the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class D. Keith Simmons (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
March 16, 2004
Photographer's Mate 3rd Class D. Keith Simmons
Caption Writer
Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 74
Other Visible Equipment
Not available
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
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