ship: I'll never forget 24 years ago today.... - 05/17/11 07:50 PM

 
The above photos are both of the U.S.S. Stark (FFG-31).  The photo on the left was taken on May 17, 1987- as she gave way a bit after absorbing two Exocet missiles fired from an Iraqi Mirage jet.  The "accidental" strike from a pilot who later claimed he thought the Stark was an Iranian oil tanker took the lives of 37 young men.  It remains to this day the last time an enemy projectile has hit a U.S. Navy ship.  The photo on the right shows the Stark's crew manning the rails as she arrived back in Mayport, FL … (4 comments)

 
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