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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 2/3/2006 6:48:01 AM EDT

... “We received a report from Coalition Task Force (CTF) 150 stating that the motor vessel Al Manara had suffered an engineering casualty approximately 680 miles off the coast of Kenya and was in need of provisions until assistance could be provided by another source,” said Cmdr. Edward Murdock, Nassau’s operations officer.

“Upon arrival, we assessed the situation and, with the embarked units – helicopters, LCUs (Utility Landing Craft), the EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) unit and the ship’s force – we worked together as a team to provide food and water as well as medical care for four of their crew.” ...

The Al Manara crewmembers probably freaked out at our equipment and technology. The amount of provisions we considered "enough" for a few days could last them a month.
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