Maritime Raid Force Recaptures Ship From Pirates

Helicopters from USS Dubuque provide aerial watch as U.S. Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force, embarked on Dubuque, right, boarded and seized control of Antigua and Barbuda-flagged, German-owned vessel M/V Magellan Star, left, early, Sept. 9. Pirates attacked and boarded Magellan Star, Sept. 8. Dubuque is part of Combined Task Force 151, the multinational task force established by Combined Maritime Forces to conduct counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden and the Somali basin. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Farmerie)

Helicopters from USS Dubuque provide aerial watch as U.S. Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s Maritime Raid Force, embarked on Dubuque, right, boarded and seized control of Antigua and Barbuda-flagged, German-owned vessel M/V Magellan Star, left, early, Sept. 9. Pirates attacked and boarded Magellan Star, Sept. 8. Dubuque is part of Combined Task Force 151, the multinational task force established by Combined Maritime Forces to conduct counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden and the Somali basin. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Farmerie)

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  1. Oh wow, very cool to see the Dubuque… She was forward deployed to U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo when my old man was stationed there.

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