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RFA Sir Galahad (L 3005)

RFA Sir Galahad (L 3005)

[U]DOD CAPTION
Umm Qasr, Iraq (Mar. 28, 2003)[/U]
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Landing Ship Logistic RFA Sir Galahad (L 3005) arrives in the Iraqi port city of Umm Qasr delivering the first shipment of humanitarian aid from coalition forces. Sir Galahad, with a capability of carrying approximately 400 troops, with a beaching capacity of 3,440 tons, is the first ship to deliver coalition humanitarian supplies in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is currently loaded with 232,300 Kg. of supplies for the people of Iraq. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraqs weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein.

[U]U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 2nd Class Bob Houlihan.
©USN Official Photo[/U]
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