The Navy's 112-year Dunmu Voyage Training Detachment, Panshi Warship.

(Photo by reporter Cai Yunrong)

[Reporter Cai Yunrong/Yilan Report] After 3 years, the Dunmu Yuanhang Training Detachment will stop at Suao Port today (24th) and tomorrow (25th) and open to the public to visit. This morning, cars and motorcycles can be seen on the roads around Suao Port Line up to enter the port to see the demeanor of warships and officers and soldiers.

The military said that from 2020 to 2022, the Dunmu fleet was affected by the epidemic and did not conduct round-the-island and long-distance voyage training. After three years, it resumed round-the-island and long-distance voyage training this year; supply ship), Chengde warship (Kangding-class missile frigate), and Banchao warship (successful-class missile frigate), composed of 700 to 800 active-duty navy and fourth-year students who will serve as naval officers.

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In terms of flight training around the island, the Dunmu Yuanhang Training Detachment successively visited Kaohsiung, Anping, Magong, Taichung, and Keelung. The station will go to Hualien; after the round-the-island flight training, preparations will be carried out and the long-distance voyage will start. As for the long-distance voyage route, the military has kept a low profile.

When people came to the port, they saw three ships moored at the port. They picked up their mobile phones to take pictures and took a look.

Mr. Su, from Miaoli, took his wife and children to stay in Yilan yesterday, and went to Hong Kong to watch the warship together this morning.

Mr. Su said that both he and his children are interested, but he didn’t have the chance a few years ago. When he saw the news of the event these days, only Yihua still had a show, so he hurriedly arranged to come.

Zeng Ziang, a naval officer student and leader of the drum band, said in an interview that the navy belongs to an international military service, and can see the world, increase experience and knowledge, so he chose to enter the naval officer school; the next training, he will do his best in any country , show the best performance and achieve the goal of harmony. As the captain, I have a great responsibility. I will do my best to lead the band to progress together. I am very proud to be a midshipman.

Lin Zimiao, Yilan County Mayor, said in her speech that there is a country where there is a family. She thanked the national army for protecting the lives of the people of Yilan County. On behalf of the county people, she thanked the Dunmu Fleet for coming to Yilan.

The Naval Academy Drum Band performed in Suao Port.

(Photo by reporter Cai Yunrong)

Mr. Su's family from Miaoli stayed overnight in Yilan last night, and today went to Suao Port to see the warship.

(Photo by reporter Cai Yunrong)

The Dunmu Yuanhang Training Detachment will berth at Suao Port today (24th) and tomorrow (25th) and open to the public to visit.

(Photo by reporter Cai Yunrong)

Zeng Ziang, a naval officer student and leader of the drum and horn band.

(Photo by reporter Cai Yunrong)