Vetra crosses the Atlantic

  • 1998-08-27
KLAIPEDA (ELTA) - The Lithuanian boat Vetra, which is the first ship of Lithuania's marine forces to sail across the Atlantic Ocean, came back on Aug. 25 to the Klaipeda military port's quay. In late June, Vetra, a training, supply and patrolling ship, sailed to Boston to join the 200th anniversary festivities of USS Constitution.The hero of the anniversary is deemed to be among the oldest U.S. warships that were seen in the Independence War. But the crew of the Vetra, being under vigilance of Captain Lieutenant Vytautas Mogenis, regarded crossing the ocean as very important. Nonetheless, i...
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