U.S. After 17 days of navigation, the frigate “Almirante Lynch” arrived at the port of San Diego, United States, on Sunday, June 10 at 08:30 hours to complete the first phase of deployment for the International Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2018.
The frigate “Lynch” was received by the Deputy Chief of the Chilean Naval Mission in Washington, Captain Gonzalo Téllez, accompanied by the Liaison Officer of the Third Fleet Captain Corvette Nicolás Boisier.
With the arrival of the Unit to the port of San Diego, the preparation and coordination meetings for the Group Sail will begin, which will sail from San Diego to Pearl Harbor carrying out characteristic training exercises as part of a Task Group (TG).
The Commander of the “Lynch”, Captain Daniel Muñoz, highlighted this first stage as “a very good opportunity to continue the internal training of the crew and prepare us to represent Chile and the Navy in its Bicentennial, as well as to perform the traditional baptism of the neophytes who crossed the Ecuador Line for the first time “.
During the navigation to the port of San Diego, the Unit carried out inspection tasks for different fishing vessels in compliance with the provisions of the New York Agreement.
And it is so that in the next few days it will carry out protocol and preparation activities for the RIMPAC and Group Sail exercise and, subsequently, deploy it along with the rest of the units to the port of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.