The Resource Hostile seas: : a mission in pirate waters, JL Savidge, (ebook)

Hostile seas: : a mission in pirate waters, JL Savidge, (ebook)

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Hostile seas: : a mission in pirate waters
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Hostile seas:
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a mission in pirate waters
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JL Savidge
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eng
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Set during a period of dramatically escalating piracy, Hostile Seas is a personal account of a mission on board a naval warship in the waters off Somalia. In late 2008, piracy around the Horn of Africa escalated dramatically, threatening the passage of international merchant ships through a critical waterway. Not only were ships carrying goods to North America and Europe affected, but also vessels entrusted with food aid for a Somali population suffering the effects of prolonged drought and civil war. In response, the Canadian government redirected naval frigate HMCS Ville de Qu<U+00d4>ebec from the Mediterranean Sea to Somali waters to escort pirate-menaced vessels carrying World Food Programme aid to Mogadishu. Told from the perspective of a ship's officer, Hostile Seas is a personal account of life on board a deployed navy ship that explores the tension between military imperatives and individual needs as a succession of hijackings brings into focus the reality of Somali piracy
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Midwest
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Savidge, J. L.
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359.0092
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non fiction
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  • Savidge, J. L.
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Ville de Quâebec (Frigate)
  • Piracy
  • Hijacking of ships
  • Canada
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adult
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Hostile seas: : a mission in pirate waters, JL Savidge, (ebook)
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9781459719392
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MWT11826967
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11826967
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MWT11826967
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Hostile seas: : a mission in pirate waters, JL Savidge, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459719392
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11826967
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11826967
System control number
MWT11826967
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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