Sailors from USS Kidd assist an Iranian-flagged fishing dhow.

ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 6, 2012) A Sailor assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd’s (DDG 100) visit, board, search and seizure team greets a crew member of the Iranian-flagged fishing dhow Al Molai. Kidd's visit, board, search and seizure team detained 15 suspected pirates, who were holding a 13-member Iranian crew hostage for several weeks, according to the members of the crew. Kidd is conducting counter-piracy and maritime security operations while deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

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  • jaffles PRO 4y

    Great capture!
  • PR vonB PRO 1mo

    That's our son, Lt Kendall Bolt getting the hug. These fisherman had been held captive for months, by Somali Pirates, and they all needed a bath in the worst way....
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Taken on January 6, 2012
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