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USNS Mercy San Diego Departure Delayed

04 June 2012

From Pacific Partnership 2012 Public Affairs

USNS Mercy's planned departure at 10 a.m. was delayed this morning due to an issue with the forward propulsion system. Engineers anticipate the repair will take approximately 48 hours.

SAN DIEGO (May 1, 2012) - USNS Mercy's planned departure at 10 a.m. was delayed this morning due to an issue with the forward propulsion system. Engineers anticipate the repair will take approximately 48 hours. At this time, Pacific Partnership 2012 anticipates an on-time arrival in its first host nation of Indonesia later this month.

For more information about the PP12 mission, please visit the Pacific Partnership Blog or engage with Pacific Partnership on Facebook and Twitter.

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