Monday December 15, 2008
On sailors trying to defend against the Somali pirates:
Or worse. There was even a recent case, according to several security contractors, in which Filipino crew members pelted pirates with tomatoes in an attempt to stop them from scaling the hull of their ship. It did not work.
From “Pirates in Skiffs Still Outmaneuvering Warships Off Somalia” by Jeffrey Gettleman, New York Times.