Building an expeditionary port

By www.Army.milJuly 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 energy for the vehicles on shore.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 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 energy for the vehicles on shore. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Stephen Proctor) VIEW ORIGINAL
The USNS Peleliu is anchored to lighterage at Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 22, 2008.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The USNS Peleliu is anchored to lighterage at Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 22, 2008. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Stephen Proctor) VIEW ORIGINAL
The USNS Peleliu is anchored to lighterage at Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 22, 2008.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The USNS Peleliu is anchored to lighterage at Camp Pendleton, Calif., July 22, 2008. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Stephen Proctor) VIEW ORIGINAL
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.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 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. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Stephen Proctor) VIEW ORIGINAL
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.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 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. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Stephen Proctor) VIEW ORIGINAL