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Old 13-11-2008, 10:57   #16
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Good to see.

This remark surprised me though - "It was the first time the Royal Navy had been engaged in a fatal shoot-out on the high seas in living memory."

WW2? The Falklands?
Given the Falklands war was in 1982, that would make the reporter younger than 26 or have a really bad case on amnesia.
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Given the fact the pirates opened fire on a sailing Naval vessel, and only two of the pirates were kiled shows unbelievable restraint from the Royal Navy.

Being an American saying this, I profess that justice would have been better served by sending the private vessel, and her crew to the bottom of the ocean. That could have been done in short order.
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Put Saddam Hussein's boat out there as bait..It has its own rocket launchers aboard already.
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