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Old 16-02-2012, 18:11   #31
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Re: Mistaken for Pirates and Killed !

Well,,,I see another thread going sideways on mere speculation...time to unsubscribe.
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Here's the live piracy map for 2011:
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India is somewhere on the right edge of all those balloons.
Wow! Good times :/
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I implied they were in close proximity to the ship where they had no business to be. The armed men providing protection from piracy had zero interest in non threaten fishing boats. They most likely carried assault rifles, NOT sniper cannons! If it takes incidents such as this ...sorry though it may be... to keep people away from ships on the high seas, so be it. I feel zero anguish for those who lost their lives!

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Nice sentiment considering the incident is under investigation and none of us know what really happened yet.
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Here's the live piracy map for 2011:
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India is somewhere on the right edge of all those balloons.
Wow, if the '11 map comes from the same data sourch as the '12 map, there appears to have been a dramatic decrease in pirate attacks in single year. I wonder what factors made that difference?
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Old 16-02-2012, 21:11   #35
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Wow, if the '11 map comes from the same data sourch as the '12 map, there appears to have been a dramatic decrease in pirate attacks in single year. I wonder what factors made that difference?
The fact that one year had twelve months and the other hasn't even had twelve weeks yet?
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Oh. . . Doh
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Re: Mistaken for Pirates and Killed !

I'm just really glad there was no baloons on the US west coast all the way to Alaskia I guess it's too cold in these northern waters for ocean going thiefs and killers aka pirates
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