Thursday, December 18, 2008

Ship's Crew repels boarders

Crewman from Zhenhua 4 prepares Molotov cocktails (CCTV) found at Modern Day Pirate Tales

From Modern Day Pirate Tales:

"Yesterday saw a dramatic incident in the Gulf of Aden, during which a Chinese vessel was boarded by at least seven pirates pirates. But rather than surrender to the attackers, the crew of the Zhenhua 4 barricaded themselves inside their vessel and used whatever they could find to fend off the pirates during the five-hour ordeal."
Read the rest here "Pirates and Peace Keepers"

Fred Fry had this covered at On Defending Unarmed Merchant Ships Against Pirates


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