US Navy Rescues Nine Crew
Navy comes to aid of Yemeni crew.
US Navy Rescues Nine Crew in the Gulf of Oman
USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4), a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel that had lost power, was taking on water and was adrift in the Gulf of Oman, July 28, at approximately 09:00 LT.
The crew from Asaed requested assistance and Byrd was the first ship on scene. Asaed crewmembers departed their vessel via the ship’s own lifeboat and maneuvered to Byrd, where they were safely recovered.
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