German Warship FGS Main A515 at West India Docks, London. April 2016

A collection of pictures of the German Elbe-class replenishment ship FGS Main A515 during a stay at the West India Docks at Canary Wharf in London.

All photos were taken on April 16th 2016
Photos: Dave Taskis

The FGS Main was accompanied by two other German warships during its stay at the London docks namely the Ensdorf-class minesweepers  FGS Pegnitz M1090 and FGS Siegburg M1098. The vessels are participating in SquadEx 2016 conducting minesweeping exercises in the Baltic Sea.

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