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The video used in the claim was taken in 2019, when the United States Navy commissioned the USS Indianapolis in Burns Harbor, Indiana
Claim: A video shows a United States military ship patrolling the West Philippine Sea and Palawan.
The video alleged that the ship was sent by the United States to guard the area against China.
Why we fact-checked this: The YouTube video containing the claim has over 125,148 views, as of writing.
Video from Indiana, US: The video, from which the clips used in the claim originated, was first posted by the United States Navy and was taken during the