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[Photos] Marines working as navigators on Truong Sa

TUESDAY, 09/08/2022 09:06:47

Marines who work as navigators help vessels on working trips to the Truong Sa archipelago travel on the right course and avoid coral reefs.

Marines working as navigators on Truong Sa hinh anh 1
Soldier Dinh Thien Hoang performs his duties as a navigator, helping a canoe travel to Song Tu Tay (Southwest Cay) island

 
Marines working as navigators on Truong Sa hinh anh 2
A navigator supports a boat travelling to Da Tay (West Reef) B

 
Marines working as navigators on Truong Sa hinh anh 3
A navigator helps a canoe travelling to Song Tu Tay (Southwest Cay) island

 
Marines working as navigators on Truong Sa hinh anh 4
The distance from the mooring vessel to the island is about 1 km, so the CQ (Sovereignty) boat will take the group to the island by canoe. Without a navigator to guide the way, getting in and out would be very difficult for first-timers to the island

 
Marines working as navigators on Truong Sa hinh anh 5
It is difficult to access low-lying islands and greatly depends on the tides

 
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