Skip to comments.5 Somali Pirates "Drown" in a "Storm" Escaping With Ransom
Posted on 01/10/2009 6:49:49 AM PST by Bill Dupray
I always wondered how these jokers planned to get off the ship if or when their demands were met. It's sort of like hijacking a tree. We can see you - you know. There's no other way out.
I just figured that they would demand an escape boat which would promptly be sunk by the U.S. Navy once all the bad guys and their booty were aboard.
So when I read the story yesterday that the guys not only got the ransom, they just got on a boat and seemingly got away, I was amazed. I thought maybe the clever buccaneers had wired the tanker with explosives as an insurance policy on their getaway.
I guess not, because this morning we learned that, ironically, a freak "storm" ended some pirate dreams.
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Couldn’t happen to a better group of people . . er, I mean sub-humans.
Nice Karma there, Pirates. Enjoy your new master Satan
THIS WHOLE THING SMELLS FUNNY
I AM GOING TO BET IT IS A MANUFACTURED STORY AND SOME NEW *WORLD GOVERNMENT* REGULATION WILL BE FORCED ON US
How do you hijaak a ship? If you don’t have guns then just dopr a big rock on them and sink their ship when they get close. Or toss a 50 gallon drum of gasoline over the side with a match.
Or if they do hijaak the ship then when they finally leave just follow their boat and pick them up (or sink them)
Honor among thieves!
Yes, I cant figure out why they dont get some helos in the area and when they leave the ship, its a duck shoot boys. Pay them with counterfeit bills and then sink them when they leave. Wouldnt have to do that many times and that crap would come to a screeching halt.
Freak Storm = U.S. weather control.
Mostly, they use Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs) to threaten to punch holes in the side of the ship. RPGs are Soviet era antitank weapons, and are easily capable of penetrating the steel sides of even the largest ship.
At least this article, as opposed to the one on Fox today, does not say, “Hijacking ships is one of the only ways to make money in Somalia, as the economy is so bad.” Honest, I read it! From Fox!! The idiots are out in force.
I always pay ransom via check for just this kind of outcome.
I love a happy ending.
And, of course, the same strategy can be used.
Alternately, hostages could be used.
A bullship story they cooked up so they won’t be hunted down.
D.B. Cooper grins
In the pictures of the money coming down by parachute, the seas looked pretty calm. Maybe something came up quickly.
Yo Ho Ho
And a baggie of Khat
Can I nominate you for admiral
Sure, do you want to help me? You row the boat, I’ll shoot the ducks.
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