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US Coast Guard patrol ship to be transferred to Vietnam

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The American large patrol ship WHEC 720 Sherman (such as the Hamilton) will be transferred to Vietnam in the order of military assistance, becoming the second ship of this type in the Vietnamese coast guard, reports bmpd with a link to navaltoday.com.




The ship is scheduled for withdrawal from the US Coast Guard by the end of March this year.

“The Sherman 23 patrol boat on January 2018 returned to Honolulu (Hawaiian Islands) after its last 76-day patrol in the Bering Strait zone. The ship was commissioned in September 1968 of the year (thus its lifespan is almost 50 years), ”says the material.

Ironically, he once "took an active part in the fighting in the Vietnam War, in 1970, engaging in blocking the coast of South Vietnam in order to prevent the transfer of ships to weapons and supplies from North Vietnam, ”notes the resource.

It is reported that in the 10 months of Vietnamese deployment, "Sherman made 154 shelling the coast, and on the night of November 21 1970, the North Vietnamese armed SL-3 trawler loaded with ammunition sank."

WHEC 720 Sherman is one of the United States Hamilton-type 12 large patrol ships from 1967 to 1972.
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  1. x.andvlad
    x.andvlad 30 January 2018 13: 33 New
    +1
    This is how the "exceptional" buy the location of former enemies.
    WHEC 720 Sherman is one of the United States Hamilton-type 12 large patrol ships from 1967 to 1972.
    I would not be surprised if over time one of them ends up in Ukraine. Hohloflottsy will be in ecstasy.
    1. KVU-NSVD
      KVU-NSVD 30 January 2018 13: 48 New
      +6
      In the place of the Vietnamese, I would have sank exponentially after a symbolic spitting
      1. cniza
        cniza 30 January 2018 13: 58 New
        +1
        The horses will be offended that they are not.
        1. Shurik70
          Shurik70 30 January 2018 14: 35 New
          0
          Quote: KVU-NSVD
          In the place of the Vietnamese, I would have sank exponentially after a symbolic spitting

          They are not so rich. So they’ll take it.
        2. Berkut24
          Berkut24 30 January 2018 14: 58 New
          0
          The horses will be offended that they are not.

          Yes, they were offered to take everything for free. It was necessary to pay for the service, delivery and training of the crew. But Petya considered it wrong to pass the money past his Kuzni.
      2. Nikolay Fedorov
        Nikolay Fedorov 30 January 2018 16: 26 New
        +1
        Quote: KVU-NSVD
        In the place of the Vietnamese, I would have sank exponentially after a symbolic spitting

        The current Vietnamese are not the same as before, unfortunately. Today's Vietnamese are accustomed to exponential deflections of the back, so that the owner cast a spell ...
    2. vlad66
      vlad66 30 January 2018 14: 15 New
      +6
      The ship was commissioned in September 1968 (thus, its service life is almost 50 years

      God be upon you, that it’s not good for us, on a lot of Vietnamese people I would drown fuck him, sins of a pancake striped type atone. negative
  2. Lesorub
    Lesorub 30 January 2018 13: 34 New
    +1
    Yes Amerikos know how - to remind you of days past)
  3. ul_vitalii
    ul_vitalii 30 January 2018 13: 44 New
    +7
    So they will gather a flotilla from their ships and drive to the man-made Chinese island.
    1. KVU-NSVD
      KVU-NSVD 30 January 2018 14: 03 New
      +4
      The Chinese are happy to use them as building materials to expand these islands. wink
  4. Oleg7700
    Oleg7700 30 January 2018 13: 54 New
    +2
    The hulls of these ocean patrols, such as "indestructible" and very navigable (as designed) When the Vietnamese arm them (transmitted without weapons, as usual) can be a serious ship. There is even a stern spot for the Israeli ship-based TRIGON system. The land option with the Israeli Predator Hawk and Extra is already available for the Vietnamese.
    1. ul_vitalii
      ul_vitalii 30 January 2018 14: 05 New
      +6
      You are well, and the Vietnamese pay.
      1. Oleg7700
        Oleg7700 30 January 2018 14: 22 New
        0
        Allegedly, Americans take $ 16-20 million for pre-sale repairs and training, with training. It’s worth, of course, a lot of money and weapons, if not to drive real poachers, but to deal with “Chinese fishermen”.
  5. PalBor
    PalBor 30 January 2018 14: 27 New
    +1
    Quote: KVU-NSVD
    In the place of the Vietnamese, I would have sank exponentially after a symbolic spitting

    For free and bleach - cottage cheese. And self-esteem and respect (not simulated) for its history is an increasingly rare beast in our time.
    1. Cartalon
      Cartalon 30 January 2018 14: 36 New
      0
      Will you Vietnamese learn to love their homeland?
      1. PalBor
        PalBor 30 January 2018 20: 07 New
        +1
        No, their problems.
    2. Korax71
      Korax71 30 January 2018 15: 23 New
      0
      What does it have to do with it? When investments were needed in the country's economy, the US aggressor helped, and not Russia. Now 900 million dollars are Western investments. They removed the imargo on the supply of arms, the trade turnover between the United States and Vietnam is 9 times more than with Russia. the leadership of the country understands that they cannot survive in one hat, and the development path of North Korea does not make them happy. what do you want from them? ordinary people want to eat, want to work. That's merikos and try to help them with this, unlike Russia, where it doesn’t go beyond words about friendship and partnership. Because Vietnam is eager to be friends with them.
      1. Oleg7700
        Oleg7700 30 January 2018 16: 25 New
        0
        About 95 million and add a million per year. Perhaps in the second half of the century the population is stabilizing. A very powerful state in the future, with "wise leadership" and mandatory investment from the outside.
      2. PalBor
        PalBor 30 January 2018 20: 05 New
        +1
        What was the state of our economy? They themselves almost died. And your words only confirm that for the majority it is tasty to eat and sleep sweet (in every sense) more important than friendship, sincerity, fidelity.
      3. PalBor
        PalBor 30 January 2018 20: 26 New
        +1
        Remember the state of the Russian economy, you yourself wouldn’t die. But your words only confirm the thesis that for most people it’s more important to eat and sleep sweetly (in every sense) than friendship, loyalty, sincerity, mutual assistance. Alas.
  6. Nikolay Fedorov
    Nikolay Fedorov 30 January 2018 16: 33 New
    +2
    The Americans would try to give a similar ship to the Cubans, and even the one on which they went into the Bay of Pigs ... But they would not decide on this. Castro would quickly make them a pendell.
    And the Vietnamese can give anything, even if underused then barrels of napalm. On the Vietnamese banner is now inscribed: "Tolerance and profit!".
  7. Topotun
    Topotun 30 January 2018 17: 51 New
    0
    Well, Vietnam will probably be happy, although in this case it’s worth assessing how much this ship is “killed”. Maybe there already needs to be changed the power plant and cap. repair the entire trough to do. Yes, and on-board electronics has a thread besides a radio station? However, the Vietnamese will not understand. As a last resort use as a target ...
  8. Evgeniy667b
    Evgeniy667b 30 January 2018 19: 40 New
    0
    Why then were they delivered 6 submarines? That is morality. They would have just removed the voltage at the Pacific Fleet. So we have everything, If they don’t cut, then they sell