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Old 01-04-2011, 19:30   #1
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Lightbulb Pirates Beware: We'll Hose You Down!

Maybe I'm the first to post this:

Cruise Ship Tests Anti-Piracy System.

I knew it would only be a matter of time before the shipping company's self-interest caused them to act more aggressively.

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Old 01-04-2011, 19:56   #2
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Re: Pirates Beware: We'll Hose You Down!

nothing new,but who writes this carp.....
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Old 01-04-2011, 20:14   #3
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Re: Pirates Beware: We'll Hose You Down!

Oh Boy! Another pirate thread..... Can hardly wait!
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Oh Boy! Another pirate thread..... Can hardly wait!
Not all Pirates are bad. some are very bad

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No wonder Roger's jolly.
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:02   #6
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Yowsa! I might have to hose myself down with cold water. BTW is that Zeehag?
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Re: Pirates Beware: We'll Hose You Down!

I knew of a cruising couple who claimed to set up on their boat a system to shoot pepperspray at any on deck intruders. My thoughts on it were that any dedicated pirate would be enranged by such actions and come back and seek revenge but it did provide a novel line of last defence.
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Re: Pirates Beware: We'll Hose You Down!

not much use for cruisers, but I have seen footage over the last few years of these systems on container vessels and they look like pretty comprehensive response packages...
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Re: Pirates Beware: We'll Hose You Down!

One downside to the shipping vessels getting themselves pirate proofed. We become the new preferred target by default. Bottom of the pirate food chain.
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