French Naval Ship Docks at Naval Station Norfolk

07/08/2011: French Naval Ship Docks at Naval Station Norfolk

Credit: Commander, U.S. Second Fleet: 07/11/2011

  • In the first photo, FS Ventose (F 733) from France arrives at Naval Station Norfolk after completing the at-sea phase of FRUKUS 2011. FRUKUS 2011 is an invitational exercise designed to enhance communication and interoperability between the navies of France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • In the second photo, Sailors assigned to the FS Ventose (F 733) from France set sea and anchor detail in preparation for their arrival at Naval Station Norfolk after completing the at-sea phase of FRUKUS 2011.
  • In the third photo, FS Ventose (F 733) from France navigate to Naval Station Norfolk from the Atlantic Ocean after completing the at-sea phase of FRUKUS 2011.


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