U.S. Aircraft Carrier – Transit Of The Suez Canal

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The USS Enterprise (CVN-65) transits the Suez Canal in April of 2012. The Suez Canal is approximately 120 miles long, 79 feet deep, and typically it takes a ship 12 to 16 hours to transit. Under international treaty, the Suez Canal may be used “in time of war as in time of peace, by every vessel of commerce or of war, without distinction of flag.”

Film Credits: PO3 Jacob Galito

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