Seven Iranian fast attack boats harassed a U.S. Navy ship in the Middle East over the weekend, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
The incident occurred Sunday in the central Persian Gulf, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters.
During the encounter, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy fast attack craft approached the USS Firebolt when it was operating in international waters, Davis said.
Three of the boats “maneuvered close to the ship, shadowing her course from a range of about 500 yards,” Davis said.
The boats eventually broke off, but one turned toward the Firebolt and came to a stop directly in front of the ship, he added….. [read more]
lhwm notes: What peace deal?