Pirates take on Spanish warship, epic fail.

Pirates take on Spanish warship, epic fail.

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    Looks like an oiler to me.
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    Whatever it is, it's a "Whoops".

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    Hope the vermin were dispatched.
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    I like the "neutralization fire" better than the "light fire."

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    "light fire" 7.62 rounds vs. "neutralization fire" - 40 mm rounds.

    I liked it better when the Russians took care of business. I don't think they took anybody in for questioning instead made target practice of the loaded "pirate skiff"
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    if the pirates had a sea nap every time they atacked a milatery ship, it would give pause to the rest. Why package then up to just ship them back OR pay to have 3 meals a day and a nice place to sleep? Declair it an act of war and sink them. then steam off.
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    You dont have to declare a war to protect yourself from aggresion, and that includes ships.

    Shoot till the threat is neuatralized, whether it be with .50 cals or automatic 5" guns.

    That problem will cease when they run out of pirates.
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    So after they open fire,they musta thought the "light" fire was there ammo ricocheting back at them,but then started receiving stuff they wasn't putting out so they run,then they throw their guns overboard so they can now claim were not Pirates,were fishermen that forgot our fishing gear.
    Don't ya love how they treat their dead pirates,toss him overboard he's a "dead" giveaway that we was the ones doing the shooting
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    I think we need a couple of Q ships out there and this pirate problem would go away quickly.
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    This floated around on the internet a few years ago


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    Should have vaporized them!
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    I 2nd that, its a refuler, but refulers have guns too.

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    The fact that it's a big grey ship with a big "A14" painted on the side would definitely make me think "NAVY."

    Do you suppose they thought they could capture a military vessel?
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