USS BAINBRIDGE TO THE RESCUE…

April 9th, 2009

She’s not the ship I served on, but her successor and 5th to bear the name. I finished my naval career in these same waters waiting to take on a different kind of pirate hunkered down in Tehran. But reading the news today still took me back nearly 30 years to the Gulf of Oman.

From Huffington Post:

The American destroyer the USS Bainbridge is tracking a U.S.-flagged ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates. The crew of the hijacked ship managed to retake control from the pirates, however pirates are still holding the captain hostage in a lifeboat.

Haze gray and underway,
Ever to sail into harm’s way.

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