Hijacked Captain discusses his ordeal

Captain tells CNN of pirate attack.

Hijacked Captain discusses his ordeal

In an interview with CNN, Captain Wren Thomas discusses the October 2013 attack on his vessel, the C-Retriever, and his subsequent abduction.

The C-Retriever was attacked by armed pirates on October 23rd, 2013, at around 0300 LT. The crew took refuge in the ship’s tank room, but pirates were able to cut a hole in the water-tight door and force the muzzle of a gun through. Once they began firing into the room, the Captain took the decision to surrender. He and his American engineer then endured an 18 day kidnap ordeal.

Source: youtube.com

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