Guwahati, September 10: Six naval officers have embarked upon a first-of-its-kind circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew of the Indian Navy today. According to sources, They will sail first to Freemantle in Western Australia, a journey expected to take 37 days.
The expedition shall be led by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi and they will sail on board INSV Tarini.
It is a proud moment for the Northeast as a crew member for this mission S Vijaya Devi is from Manipur.
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The crew members include:
- Payal Gupta
- S Vijaya Devi
- Swathi Patharlapaali
- Aishwarya Boddapati
- Pratibha Jamwal
- Vartika Joshi
We, at Team UniTreed, wish the Navika Sagar Parikrama crew all the best and bon voyage!