Officials say the ship is being kept there “as a precaution.”
Quoted from Sixth U.S. ship now in Mediterranean on Yahoo! News – Latest News & Headlines
Sixth U.S. Ship Now in Eastern Mediterranean 'As Precaution' Source: Reuters A sixth U.S. warship is now operating in the eastern Mediterranean, near five U.S. destroyers armed with cruise missiles that could soon be directed By Andrea Shalal-Esa. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sixth U.S. warship is now operating in the eastern Mediterranean, near five U.S. destroyers armed with cruise missiles that could soon be directed against Syria as part of eastern ‘as precaution’ On: August 31, 2013 September 3, 2013 By: X22 Reporter [stextbox id=”x22report”]There are 2 aircraft carriers, 5 destroyers and amphibious wars the region, and Tags: sixth, ship, eastern, mediterranean, Sixth U.S. ship now in The amphibious transport dock USS San Antonio (LPD 17) departs Naval Station Norfolk Norfolk, Virgia October 31, 2012 this handout photo supplied by the Navy November 1, 2012.