Skip to comments.Deadly Anarchy on the "Freedom Flotilla" (TOTAL INSANITY AT SEA)
Posted on 07/07/2011 4:34:47 AM PDT by golux
...When overtaken it was found to be at full throttle and on autopilot with no one in the wheelhouse
When questioned, passengers and crew affirmed alternately "we are all captains" and identified the captain as "Mr. Northstar," in reference to the Northstar autopilot unit. The captain has not yet identified him or herself
This single (to my knowledge unprecedented) set of deadly chicaneries, ending with the "secret captain" ruse, comprise where to start? a blanket violation of every written and unwritten Law of the Sea
Sadly, there's more...
The Tahrir is towed back to port. Many of the activists are arrested and released.
"There is no electricity on the boat, and the stench of diesel is strong in the cabin of the Tahrir."
He refers first to a serious "Gass," then "diesel leak from the impact of being brought into port."
And yet the primary concern of the activists is first to blame the coast guard for returning them to the safety of port (one lady from Denmark yells at the Greeks: "Israeli soldiers! We don't like you!") and then to make all haste to again defy coast guard orders in order to transit half the Mediterranean in a disabled, substandard deathtrap with a cowardly, homicidal "captain" (who will surely lose his licenses and endorsements for life once his identity is known).
The admitted actions of the activists of the Tahrir are already, in aggregate, so blatantly unsafe, so in violation of standard maritime practice and basic seamanship, so utterly unacceptable as to be almost unbelievable...
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These guys need their own show on Animal Planet.
Sounds like it wouldn’t have taken much to eliminate them and make it look like pure stupidity.
...”we are all captains”.
Fan-friggin-tastic... that means they can all go down with the ship.
-——one lady from Denmark -——
Denmark is full of Palestinians and Lebanese. Plus, she is no lady
This is very rich...... the junk tub capitaned by Spartacus was thwarted.
“We are all captains!”
Hmmm... wonder if they wanted to die at sea, or watch their flotilla explode in a fiery blaze, knowing the Israelis would be blamed?
Sounds like everything was in place for that boat to light up on its own, with everyone on board aware of it.
Is this like a gay pride parade on water?
The Israelis are too busy busting a gut in laughter to fire on this bunch!!
This is the best laugh I`ve had in a couple days!! :-D
They should have been towed 20 miles out, for the safety of the port/others, and then left on their own, singing anarchist and communist songs as they explode and sink.
Maybe a spin-off of Gilligans Island, only with a cast of sunstroked aging hippies, and trust fund marxists
Can you see Ayers and Dohrn and as Thurston Howell III and Lovie?
Maybe Janeane Garofolo as Mary Ann?
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Ship of Fools.
Kinda reminds me of the Star Trek next Generation episode where the Enterprise engineer was captured by stupid aliens because they couldn’t make their ship work.
With the Muslim world awash in petrodollars, this ship is the best they could do for the “flotilla”?
The useful idiots for the Jew haters deserve every bit of it.
Israel is already being blamed for sabotaging the flotilla. Had they gotten out of port and gone down there would have been a world outcry and stories about hook-nosed submarines...
“...and identified the captain as “Mr. Northstar,”
Yeah, and I bet the Ship’s Doctor is “Dr. Feelgood.”
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