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PG-853 to test fire its guns

BRP Sulpicio Fernandez, an ex-South Korean Conrado Yap class patrol boat, will be taking part in a gunnery exercise off the coast of La Monja Island, as per the following Philippine Coast Guard Notice to Mariners (NOTAM)

Notice To Mariners No 150-2011

Thursday, 25 August 2011 11:26

Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1. Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite NOCB-0811-215

2. The Philippine Navy vessel PG853 will conduct Test Firing of her MK16 20MM twin barrel on August 30, 2011 from 7:00 A.M. to 12:00 N.N. at vicinity 4 Nautical Miles Southwest off La Monja island, or at the following coordinates:

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3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the abovementioned areas are advised to take necessary precautionary measures.

4. The cooperation of all concerned in effecting widest dissemination of this information is requested.

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