10 Years Ago Suicide Bombers Attacked A US Navy Destroyer In Yemen


The coastal mine-hunters USS Cardinal and USS Raven rest above the... News PhotoBoat Deck,Color Image,Military,Nautical Vessel,Navy,Photography,Suicide Bombing,Terrorism,Texas,Transportation,US Navy,USA,USS Raven,ViolencePhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive 380411 02: FILE PHOTO: The coastal mine-hunters USS Cardinal (MHC 60) and USS Raven (MHC 61) rest above the submerged deck of the commercial motor vessel Blue Marlin off the coast of Texas prior to de-ballasting operations that will lift the mine-hunters onto Blue Marlin''s deck, July 22, 2000. The commercial motor vessel MV Blue Marlin is en route to Yemen October 14, 2000 to aid in returning the stricken U.S. Navy destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) to Norfolk, VA. The ship was attacked by a suicide terrorist bomber, claiming the lives of 17 american sailors and injuring 33. Yemeni investigators have found bomb making equipment in a house near the port of Aden, in Yemen, and believe two men who spent several days there are linked to the bombing of the USS Cole. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy/Newsmakers)