The vessel, the Elgiznur Cebi, was ambushed by pirates at 02:45 GMT in the Gulf of Aden while en route from the Black Sea to Saudi Arabia. The attack was fought off and the 19-member crew is in good health, the Turkish navy said in a statement.
"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Friday, August 14, 2009
Somali Pirates: Turkish Freighter in Gulf of Aden Escapes Attack
In case you were wondering where the Somali pirates were - Turkish freighter fends off pirate attack in Gulf of Aden:
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