US Navy ship rescues stranded Pinoy fishers at West PH Sea
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Crew of a US Navy missile destroyer recently rescued two distressed Filipino fishermen, whose fishing boat suffered engine malfunction and who ran out of food in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) early this week. The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) was conducting routine patrol on Tuesday in the disputed West Philippine Sea when its crew saw a fishing vessel with those onboard “frantically waving.” According to the US 7th Fleet, the USS Mustin pulled alongside and rescued the two fishermen.
Reyes, D. (2018, June 29). US Navy ship rescues stranded Pinoy fishers at West PH Sea. The Manila Times, p. A7.
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- The Manila Times