US fleet due in port

PUBLISHED : Friday, 17 August, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 17 August, 2001, 12:00am

The largest fleet of American warships to enter Hong Kong since China banned US navy visits over the spy plane incident will arrive on Monday for a five-day port call. The USS Constellation, Thatch, Kinkaid, Benfold, Rainier, Kiska and Santa Fe are in the middle of a six-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean and Western Pacific.