Some articles on escort duties, escort:
... In September 1943, Mahratta was sent to the Mediterranean with HMS Matchless to escort HMS Valiant to Plymouth for repairs ... north again to Scapa Flow and Seidisfjord to escort Convoy JW 54A as part of Operation FR ...
... she proceeded to New Guinea to undertake convoy escort duties ... Hawkesbury began her second operational deployment in January 1945, and conducted escort duties in New Guinea and Philippine waters until mid-April ... On 27 April, she formed part of the escort for the convoy that landed Australian troops at Tarakan on 1 May ...
Famous quotes containing the words duties and/or escort:
“The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imposts.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“When you escort someone, escort him all the way to his destination; if you help someone, help him thoroughly.”