A civilian mariner aboard the MSC fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent watches a fuel line being sent to MSC fast combat support ship USNS Supply during a replenishment at sea in the Gulf of Oman. U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Carlos M. Vazquez II
A guided-missile destroyer pulls alongside MSC dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd during a vertical replenishment. Photo by MC3 Travis Mendoza
The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201), left, and the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 58) prepare for a replenishment-at-sea.
The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise performs an underway replenishment with the fast combat support ship USNS Arctic. U.S. Navy Photo by MC3 Alex R. Forster
USNS Joshua Humphreys refuels British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Daring during an underway replenishment in the Gulf of Oman. U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Alex Forster