July 23, 2008
The SS Chesapeake, an offshore petroleum discharge system tanker, is anchored at Camp Pendleton, Calif. The Chesapeake can pump fuel from the ocean to the shore, where it links in with an Army inland petroleum discharge system to provide continuous...
The USNS Peleliu is anchored to lighterage at Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 22, 2008.
The Navy Elevated Causeway System is one of many pieces of equipment that serves as part of the improvised port. The crane lifts the vehicles and containers from the lighterage and smaller ships and provides a conduit to the shore.