Former USCGC Sherman in Action

Sri Lanka Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Gajabahu (P-626) the former USCGC Sherman

For those that might we wondering what has happened to those 378s we transferred to other navies and coast guards, here is a glimpse of the former USCGC Sherman participating in an exercise, as reported by the US Naval Institute News Service.

Participants included, in addition to Sri Lanka’s SLNS Gajabahu (P626), formerly USCGC Sherman (WHEC-720), transferred to Sri Lanka Navy in August 2018, Indian-built SLNS Sayurala (P623), the Sri Lankan Air Force, JMSDF Asagiri-class destroyer JS Yuugiri, USS Charleston (LCS-18), a USN P-8 maritime patrol aircraft, and an MH-60S attached to Charleston.

There is a video here.

The former USCGC Courageous (WMEC-622) also serves the Sri Lankan Navy.

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