US deploys naval ship to EA to boost maritime security

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams

The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) arrives in Mombasa, Kenya for a port visit, on February 8, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) arrived at the Port of Mombasa for a visit on Monday evening as part of its 2021 African coast deployment.

The US government has deployed the first naval ship to Eastern Africa in over a decade to boost maritime security and allow freedom of navigation in the region.

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