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U.S. Navy Barge YON-287, filled with 851,000 liters (225,000 gallons) of fresh water, departs Fleet Activities Yokosuka to support cooling efforts at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
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YOKOSUKA, Japan (March 26, 2011) U.S. Navy Barge YON-287, filled with 851,000 liters (225,000 gallons) of fresh water, departs Fleet Activities Yokosuka to support cooling efforts at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. YON-287 is the second of two barges supplied by the U.S. Navy to the government of Japan to aid in the cooling efforts. The two barges supplied a total of 1.89 million liters (500,000 gallons) of fresh water. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Smolinski)

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