Vella Gulf Crew Captures More Pirates in Gulf of AdenBy Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service
| WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2009 – American forces operating in the Gulf of Aden have foiled another instance of piracy and captured nine suspects, Defense Department officials said today. |
The Navy’s USS Vella Gulf added to its haul of pirates after foiling an attack on the Marshall Islands-registered motor vessel Polaris yesterday, when the crew of the guided-missile cruiser captured seven pirates.