Sunday, February 15, 2009
Creative Rendition con'd
Pirates captured in the Gulf of Aden were transferred to the USNS Lewis and Clark by helicopter, winched onto the ship's deck by crew members and led below deck to a holding area by US Marines.
"They will remain onboard (the Lewis and Clark) until information and evidence is assembled and evaluated so a decision can be made regarding their further transfer"
The nine-man crew that attempted a boarding of the MT Prem Divya were taken into custody joined seven other pirates captured February 11 from a small skiff containing that had attempted a forcible boarding of the MV Polaris using a ladder. Forcible boarding
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