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Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Apr. 18, 2004) - The guided missile frigate USS Klakring (FFG 42) arrives for a brief port visit at Souda Bay. Klakring is assigned to NATO's Immediate Reaction Force, Standing Naval Force Atlantic (STANAVFORLANT) operating in the Eastern Mediterranean under Operation Active Endeavor. The force is NATO's maritime contribution to the fight against international terrorism. The Operation includes the compliant boarding of suspect vessels. Klakring is homeported in Mayport, Florida and is the 33rd Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate. U.S. Navy photo by Paul Farley. (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
April 18, 2004
Paul Farley
Caption Writer
Paul Farley
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
FFG 42
Other Visible Equipment
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Plane Number
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Tail Code
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