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By JL Savidge

Set in the course of a interval of dramatically escalating piracy, Hostile Seas is a private account of a challenge on board a naval warship within the waters off Somalia.

In overdue 2008, piracy round the Horn of Africa escalated dramatically, threatening the passage of overseas service provider ships via a severe waterway. not just have been ships sporting items to North the USA and Europe affected, but in addition vessels entrusted with foodstuff reduction for a Somali inhabitants soreness the results of lengthy drought and civil war.

In reaction, the Canadian executive redirected naval frigate HMCS Ville de Québec from the Mediterranean Sea to Somali waters to escort pirate-menaced vessels wearing global nutrition Programme relief to Mogadishu. informed from the point of view of a ship’s officer, Hostile Seas is a private account of existence on board a deployed army send that explores the strain among army imperatives and person wishes as a succession of hijackings brings into concentration the truth of Somali piracy.

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