Senegalese patrol vessel Poponquine

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USCGC Legare, left, patrols alongside the Senegalese Navy vessel, Poponquine, during joint operations as part of the Africa Partnership Station.

The Patrol vessel Poponquine is a Senegalese Navy vessel.[1] She has served on joint patrols with United States vessels.

In August of 2009 she and the USCGC Legare used one another as the target of boarding parties.[2]


  1. Images: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare Patrols With Senegalese Navy Vessel, Poponquine, DVIDSHUB, 2009-08-08. Retrieved on 2010-09-20. “The Legare and crew, home ported in Portsmouth, Va., are currently deployed off the west and central coast of Africa in support of the Africa Partnership Station mission, under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, 6th Fleet.”
  2. Susan Schept. Legare on patrol off the African coast, Navy Times, 2009-08-14. Retrieved on 2013-11-25. “During the six-day joint operation, several Senegalese boarding team members embarked Legare and participated in boarding and training exercises along with Coast Guard boarding team members.”