HMS St Albans comes to the aid of stricken sailors

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  2. "HMS St Albans, was on its way to patrol against smuggling and piracy when it received the Mayday"

    While serving on an RN frigate in the gulf in the late 1950's we also did patrols against smuggling and piracy but caught nobody.
    Has any other serving or RN veteran served on a ship which did catch anybody in the Gulf in the last 50/60 years?

    BBC News - Nato warship destroys pirate boats in Somali Basin


    Royal Navy rescues pirate hostages -

    HMS PORTLAND (admittedly lets them go again:

    British Navy Captures 10 Pirates But Must Let Them Go | Fox News

    HMS CUMBERLAND (shoots them too):

    BBC NEWS | UK | Navy shoots pirate suspects dead

    I'm sure there are others.
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2011

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