U.S. Navy handout file photo of the USS Ponce in the Red Sea

 
U.S. Navy handout file photo of the USS Ponce in the Red Sea
The amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce is seen underway in the U.S. 5th fleet area of responsibility in the Red Sea in this February 16, 2011 handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy. Two U.S. assault ships, the USS Kearsarge and the USS Ponce, entered Egypt's Suez Canal on Wednesday, on their way to the Mediterranean, a canal official said. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Handout (RED SEA - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS