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Thursday, November 01, 2007

Update: Somali pirates

U.S. Navy continues to track captured ship, it says here.

Meanwhile, here, the U.S. Navy has an minimal update of the North Korean ship freed from pirates story with more pictures, which I have posted below:
North Korean cargo vessel Dai Hong Dan transits off the coast of Somalia after the ship hijacked by pirates Oct. 29. The crew was able to regain control of their vessel before contacting guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) for medical assistance. U.S. Navy photo (RELEASED)
Boarding team members from guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) board North Korean cargo vessel Dai Hong Dan to provide medical assistance. Pirates hijacked Dai Hong Dan Oct. 29, and the crew was able to regain control of their vessel before contacting the Williams for medical assistance. U.S. Navy photo (RELEASED)

Sailors prepare to raise an injured crew member of North Korean cargo vessel Dai Hong Dan up to the deck of guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95). Pirates hijacked Dai Hong Dan Oct. 29, and the crew was able to regain control of their vessel before contacting the Williams for medical assistance. U.S. Navy photo (RELEASED)

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