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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman given to Sri Lanka Navy arrives in Colombo

United States Coast Guard Cutter Sherman Ex-United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Sherman taken over by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) from the US government, arrived at the port of Colombo Sunday (12th May).The vessel acquired by the Sri Lanka Navy from the US government in a bid to increase the operational capability of the island's sea arm, arrived at the port of Colombo around 10.00 a.m. Sunday. Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the newly arrived platform in compliance with naval traditions on the harbor premises.Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Navy Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and Director General Operations, Rear Admiral Niraja Attygalle and a host of senior officers from the Naval Headquarters and Western Naval Command were present to welcome the ship.Subsequently, Commander of the Navy, flanked by rest of the officers,tial vessel provided......................

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