From One Sailor to Another, US Navy Ship Captain Expresses Goodwill Toward Iranians [IMAGE]

 

james e. williams iranian mariners rescue us navy Christopher Senenko
GULF OF OMAN (August 9, 2012)

Commander Christopher M. Senenko, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), presents command ball caps to rescued Iranian mariners after their vessel caught fire in the Gulf of Oman. Sailors from Williams’ visit, board, search and seizure team rescued 10 crewmembers after they were forced to abandon their burning vessel.

James E. Williams is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel Meshel (Released) 120809-N-NL401-008