Cape Ray Departs Virginia to Begin Sea Trials

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • The container ship M/V Cape Ray departs Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 10, 2014, to test the systems that will be used to destroy chemical agents from Syria. The vessel was modified to contribute to the joint mission organized by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to eliminate Syria's chemical materials. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers
  • The container ship M/V Cape Ray departs Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 10, 2014, for sea trials. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Walker
  • The container ship M/V Cape Ray departs Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 10, 2014, for sea trials. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lacordrick Wilson
  • The container ship M/V Cape Ray performs sea trials off the coast of Virginia, Jan. 11, 2014, before deploying to the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The vessel was modified to dispose of Syrian chemical materials in accordance with terms Syria agreed to in late 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers
  • Flight deck crew members look for foreign objects on a constructed flight deck aboard the container ship M/V Cape Ray in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia, Jan. 11, 2014, during sea trials. U.S. Navy Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers
  • Containers of bleach reagents sit aboard the container ship M/V Cape Ray in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia, Jan. 11, 2014. The bleach reagents break down chemical agents.  U.S. Navy Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers
  • The crew of the container ship M/V Cape Ray performs sea trials off the coast of Virginia in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 11, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers
  • The crew of the container ship M/V Cape Ray performs sea trials,off the coast of Virginia in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 11, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers
  • A civilian transports a container that will be used to test the system that destroys chemical agents aboard the container ship M/V Cape Ray off the coast of Virginia in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 11, 2014, during sea trials. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers
  • A civilian medical personnel, center, briefs the crew of the container ship M/V Cape Ray on proper extraction procedures for injured personnel during sea trials aboard the ship in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia, Jan. 12, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers
  • A firefighting team member prepares to conduct a fire drill aboard the container ship M/V Cape Ray in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia, Jan. 12, 2014, during sea trials. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Isaiah Sellers