Condition : Used and in good condition. This coin is 1 3/4 inches in diameter. Is named in honor of. Who as commander of the frigate. Distinguished himself in the. When he and his crew captured. Since her commissioning in 2005. Has been active in the. But most of the attention she has garnered has been as a result of the failed hijacking attempt of the U. By Somali pirates in April, 2009, which ended with the release of the vessel’s Master. On 12 April 2009. Shadowed the pirates, and with FBI assistance attempted negotiations for the safe return of the captive captain until. Resolved the situation with deadly force. The story of this incident was turned into the 2013 motion picture titled. Standing NATO Maritime Group 1. (SNMG-1) from USS Normandy. (SNMG-1 April 2007 August 2007) and remained flagship from August 2007 until February 2008. While on deployment under SNMG-1, they visited various ports across the Mediterranean such as. In the Indian Ocean. On 8 April 2009. Was dispatched in response to a hostage situation in which. Had seized control of an American-flagged cargo vessel, the. The crew of the. Were able to get to safety, after their captain had been taken hostage by the pirates. The destroyer shadowed and later encircled the Somali pirates during the standoff, at which time the pirates and. Began negotiating for the safe release of the captive captain. On 12 April 2009 Captain Phillips was freedreportedly in good condition during a US Navy SEAL team assault. Three of the Somali pirates were killed by US Navy SEAL sharpshooters aboard. Bainbridge , and one was captured. Never personally given any of the coins. All coins are guaranteed to be in excellent condition unless otherwise specified above. The free listing tool. The item “USS Bainbridge (DDG-96) Bath Maine Navy Challenge Coin” is in sale since Monday, December 21, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Current Militaria (2001-Now)\Original Items\Challenge Coins”. The seller is “rolyat11″ and is located in Panama City, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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