Tag Archives: Humanitarian Assistance

Sailors from Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown provided medical assistance to local fishermen in the Gulf of Aden, May 16.

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HMCS Charlottetown provided medical assistance to local fisherman in the Gulf of Aden, May 16.

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On 19 January 2012, M/V Albrouj, a Yemeni dhow en route to Somalia from Yemen, hailed a helicopter conducting operations from USS HALSEY (DDG 97) and indicated that they were in distress.

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The guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97), which was two hours away from the position of the dhow, immediately responded to the distress call.  USS Halsey is currently the flagship of Combined Task Force 151 conducting counter piracy and maritime security operations.

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