South Korean Navy ship transfers medical supplies to BRP Conrado Yap offshore Manila

The Republic of Korea (South Korea) Navy (ROKN) fast combat support ship ROKS Soyang (AOE 51) has conducted an exchange with Philippine Navy BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39) offshore Manila, the ROK Navy said November 17.

ROK Navy photo

During the exchange, the South Korean navy ship transferred, through three high-speed boats, masks and sanitizers for COVID-19 response.

The donation bears the message “NOT ONCE HAVE WE FORGOTTEN YOUR SACRED SACRIFICES.” Philippines is among the countries that supported South Korea during the Korean War.

ROKS Soyang is part of ROK Navy Cruise Training Task Group which is also composed of Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin-class destroyer ROKS Gang Gam-chan (DDH-979).