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Venezuelan Navy ship collides with a cruise ship: sailors open fire

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A video of an incident involving a patrol ship of the Venezuelan Navy GC-23 Naiguata dated March 30 appeared on the network. Military Review previously reported that about 13 nautical miles from La Tortuga Island, a Venezuelan warship tried to ram the Resolute cruise ship, which was drifting in the Caribbean during engine maintenance.


RCGS Resolute was flying the flag of Portugal. The liner is designed for cruises to the shores of Antarctica, which is why the ship has a certain ice class.

Apparently, the Venezuelan sailors did not know about this and decided to go to the RCGS Resolute ram in order to force them to follow the patrol ship. The captain of the cruise ship was given a message about the illegal presence in the square of the Caribbean. As a result, the Resolute received minor damage, and the Naiguata patrol ship sank.

The video, which has undergone some adjustment, shows that the sailors are using a Kalashnikov rifle, shooting in the direction of the liner. Then the collision of two ships is shown.



Venezuelan authorities provided a graphic representation of what was happening in the La Tortuga region of the Caribbean, claiming that the perpetrator of the incident was RCGS Resolute captain:


The company-owner in response states that the vessel did not commit any violations, and the crew wonders why the Venezuelan sailors opened fire and why it took to ram.
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  1. Keeping
    Keeping April 5 2020 10: 05 New
    -18
    As the term "British scientists" has become a household name, so now the "Venezuelan Coast Guard" has acquired a special meaning
    1. Keeping
      Keeping April 5 2020 10: 15 New
      19
      Judging by the minuses, Venezuelan sailors are registered on the VO website)))))
      1. Mitroha
        Mitroha April 5 2020 11: 28 New
        23
        Everyone who read "The Chronicles / Adventures of Captain Blood" in the USSR
        R. Sabatini knows that it is better not to approach Tortuga am
        1. Rzzz
          Rzzz April 5 2020 15: 02 New
          +8
          This is most likely not that Tortuga. There are several islands with the same name.
      2. Vadim237
        Vadim237 April 5 2020 11: 41 New
        +3
        No, just drowned men of their empty heads.
      3. Tiksi-3
        Tiksi-3 April 5 2020 12: 15 New
        +1
        Quote: Keeping
        Judging by the minuses, Venezuelan sailors are registered on the VO website

        And here you are, judging by the post, exclusively for + and shoulder straps of the marshak .....
        1. The comment was deleted.
    2. seregatara1969
      seregatara1969 April 5 2020 18: 12 New
      +5
      When the engine is idle, you need to raise some signal. I understand correctly?
  2. voyaka uh
    voyaka uh April 5 2020 10: 08 New
    15
    Phenomenal self-propelled. laughing
    Latinos is something!
    1. prior
      prior April 5 2020 10: 18 New
      19
      Did the captain of RCGS Resolute hear anything about foreign territorial waters or did he all over the "Portuguese drum"?
      1. alexmach
        alexmach April 5 2020 12: 22 New
        +5
        Did the captain of RCGS Resolute hear anything about foreign territorial waters or did he all over the "Portuguese drum"?


        who drifted in the Caribbean during engine maintenance


        Accidentally drifted in them, judging by their message.
      2. voyaka uh
        voyaka uh April 5 2020 15: 10 New
        +5
        "Resolute heard something about foreign territorial waters ..." ////
        ----
        His engine was broken. The liner drifted adrift.
        1. Horon
          Horon April 5 2020 17: 48 New
          12
          A drifting vessel moves with the speed of water movement and cannot in any way crush a boat running perpendicular to it. Either the boat wagged stern, at that moment when it had already hooked its nose on board, or the liner still moved, and did not drift.
          1. seregatara1969
            seregatara1969 April 5 2020 18: 13 New
            0
            He swayed on the wave and pecked right through his nose.
            1. Horon
              Horon April 5 2020 18: 22 New
              +6
              Maybe. If the border guards tried to make bulk, then substituting the boat under his nose is not the most reasonable solution. I did not notice strong pitching on the video, so I did not attach any importance to this. hi
    2. knn54
      knn54 April 5 2020 10: 19 New
      +2
      Aleksey, Latinos in the USA are "chasing a bald." macho.
      And who do you think are Portuguese?
    3. venik
      venik April 5 2020 13: 12 New
      0
      Quote: voyaka uh
      Latinos is something!

      ========
      WHO IS NOT "something"? And, I guess - probably the Israelis! No?
    4. Nikolai Grek
      Nikolai Grek April 5 2020 23: 51 New
      +2
      Quote: voyaka uh
      Latinos is something!

      what one more "exceptional" was drawn !!! wassat lol
  3. Teberii
    Teberii April 5 2020 10: 08 New
    12
    Trump announced a military operation against drug lords. And Venezuela and the president were made the main supplier. Already, Venezuela is preparing for the invasion.
    1. D16
      D16 April 5 2020 10: 15 New
      +8
      And Venezuela and the president made the main supplier.

      Repeatable. General Noriega will not lie laughing .
  4. Keeping
    Keeping April 5 2020 10: 13 New
    30
    And to be honest, I represent the bewilderment of the Portuguese sailors. Drift themselves quietly, mend the engine, and in the dark, someone shines with flashlights and shoots from the machine. Then the rattle of metal and the SOS signal on the air ... The captain spits out a sheet of coca, perplexed asks the boatswain - and what the hell was that?
    Thanks for the article, I haven’t laughed like that for a long time! )))))))
  5. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 April 5 2020 10: 15 New
    +9
    The usual situation in such cases - everyone interprets what happened in their own way. But taking into account the situation that has developed around Venezuela through the fault of the Americans, I want to believe the Venezuelans.
  6. Doccor18
    Doccor18 April 5 2020 10: 21 New
    -3
    The military, including border guards, must act reasonably and strictly according to instructions. They did everything right, it’s a pity only the ship.
    1. Keeping
      Keeping April 5 2020 10: 27 New
      +8
      Going onto a ram of an ice class airliner is like a watchman tumbling on a Ukrainian tugboat ...
      Let's just say it: try using Zhiguli to ram the ice rink ...
      1. Doccor18
        Doccor18 April 5 2020 10: 31 New
        +3
        Remember how selfless Yorktown rammed in 1988. The sizes are nothing, shoulder straps oblige.
        1. Keeping
          Keeping April 5 2020 10: 40 New
          14
          The Don watchtower was much larger than the Yana Kapu tug….
          But the tug hull lining is designed to work in bulk, while the guard has to contain the wave. The result is known - the tugboat is floating and Don is being repaired. So here, the liner hull set withstands a meeting with the ice, while the patrol boat is not designed for such loads.
          In a word, I'm not talking about the size of the ships, but about the thickness of the sides and the set of frames ...
          1. Marconi41
            Marconi41 April 5 2020 19: 55 New
            +2
            Quote: Keeping
            tugboat floats while don is being repaired

            You made me laugh! Pskr Don is an ice class tugboat in itself. And nothing happened to him from the pile on Kapu. PSKR Emerald suffered, which Don hooked for one.
        2. Maz
          Maz April 5 2020 10: 43 New
          11
          Quote: Doccor18
          Remember how selfless Yorktown rammed in 1988. The sizes are nothing, shoulder straps oblige.

          You confuse bulk with a ram - different things
          1. Doccor18
            Doccor18 April 5 2020 10: 46 New
            -5
            You are right, there was a bulk. But it could all end as sadly as for the Venezuelans.
        3. Alex_Rarog
          Alex_Rarog April 5 2020 13: 25 New
          +4
          So the ice class Well, Dali would have a queue from the groats along the waterline, well, what for did he substitute a board for him, the same thing as blocking the road with an APC ...
        4. Aristarkh Lyudvigovich
          Aristarkh Lyudvigovich April 5 2020 16: 36 New
          +8
          Quote: Doccor18
          Remember how selfless Yorktown rammed in 1988.

          Just a couple of years after this event, the great country of the USSR was gone, and American sailors from Yorktown were drinking vodka in Murmansk. At the beginning of the 25s, the inscription on the board was cut off from "Selfless", stripped off like sticky and sold for scrap to hostile Turkey. On March 2005, 12, the ship pulled out a tug from Sevastopol. Because of the blood-red color of the red hull and black spots where weapons once stood, the Selfless One looked like a wounded beast. On May 2005, XNUMX, far out to sea, the Selfless One quickly banked to starboard and began to sink under the water, as if someone had opened the Kingston. "Heart to the Motherland, life to the sea, honor to anyone."
        5. seregatara1969
          seregatara1969 April 5 2020 18: 16 New
          0
          Yeah! And to give anchor in bulk, shoulder straps were also obliged, not Russian savvy
      2. Rzzz
        Rzzz April 5 2020 15: 06 New
        +4
        The situation is not there. The project 745P watchdog is built on the hull of the Project 745 tugboat, it is an ocean rescue tug. With the ice class, by the way. A curious steamer, albeit small. Ram like that just right.
      3. Horon
        Horon April 5 2020 18: 14 New
        0
        Let's just say it: try using Zhiguli to ram the ice rink ..

        On ice? Easy! The main thing is not to go under the rink while it is moving. Do you think for the ice class liner do special tugboats?
    2. Lipchanin
      Lipchanin April 5 2020 10: 33 New
      +4
      Quote: Doccor18
      only the ship is sorry.

      Have come.
      Cruise ships sink warships laughing
      1. Arthur 85
        Arthur 85 April 5 2020 11: 30 New
        +6
        Duc, we’ll soon play out that warships will be drowned from a slingshot. For saving. And the sacred radar is ours. And the body and paper can be slap.
        1. Sergey S.
          Sergey S. April 5 2020 15: 32 New
          +4
          Quote: Arthur 85
          And the body and paper can be slap.

          Also I think.
          Stunned ... In the competition for the saturation of weapons with cost savings, they came to idiocy ...

          ... And Zumvalt has a skin thickness of 22 mm.
          Actually, this is not my question, so I write in hearts.
          Ask O. Kaptsov - he will unearth.
          1. Rzzz
            Rzzz April 5 2020 22: 10 New
            0
            Quote: Sergey S.
            And Zumvalt has a skin thickness of 22 mm.

            This does not happen. The steamers in the ice belt are 12-16 millimeters. The rest of the skin is 8-10. And 22 is already more like an icebreaker.
        2. Jager
          Jager April 6 2020 11: 28 New
          +1
          Battleship Missouri laughs at the quay wall))
    3. Avior
      Avior April 5 2020 10: 59 New
      +8
      It wasn’t in the Venezuelan tribes
      1. indy424
        indy424 April 5 2020 11: 02 New
        +6
        it does not matter. here the Venezuelans are always right and smart. so please come up with a reason why everything was done right
  7. Paul Siebert
    Paul Siebert April 5 2020 10: 22 New
    12
    Can you imagine what troubles for the Venezuelan fleet can a yacht Abramovich do?
    This is generally the dreadnought of the oligarchic fleet ...
    The flagship of the world of pure ... wink
    1. Jager
      Jager April 6 2020 11: 30 New
      0
      In this case, I will donate part of the salary to the Venezuelan Navy fund for the purchase of modern weapons))
  8. Free wind
    Free wind April 5 2020 10: 28 New
    14
    The military ship sank, the sailors were rescued from the same cruise ship. The cruise ship was not injured. And it’s not a joke.
    1. bondrostov
      bondrostov April 5 2020 16: 09 New
      +4
      Cruise ship won by sinking a Venezuelan warship and capturing his crew wassat wassat
      1. Jager
        Jager April 6 2020 11: 30 New
        +1
        And without even noticing it laughing
  9. JD1979
    JD1979 April 5 2020 10: 30 New
    12
    If the cruise ship really drifted, then the actions of the Venezuelan sailors acting according to the scheme - one column field, and that mine is the top of idiocy.
  10. cormorant
    cormorant April 5 2020 10: 41 New
    15
    Not enough information to determine who is right there and who is to blame. It’s not even clear what kind of area it is so special, where it was said and how many miles were from the coast. In any case, ramming a passenger ship to a warship is somehow not quite right, and the actions of the Venezuelan Navy commander were not very professional. After all, you can see the ship is larger, in FIG you climb under the nose of the liner ...
    1. Avior
      Avior April 5 2020 10: 56 New
      -2
      I read that the Venezuelans tried to capture the liner, there it is by reference, I don’t know if it’s true
      That is, they tried to make a bulk
  11. Avior
    Avior April 5 2020 10: 42 New
    22
    When it appeared on April 1, I was sure it was a joke, it sounded so implausible.
    Torguga is a part of Haiti, located very far from Venezuela.
    The Venezuelan patrol ship has nothing to do there, moreover, he didn’t care about the Portuguese ship standing there in international waters.
    But it turns out true.
    Moreover, it is now becoming clear that the patrolman didn’t ramp, which in itself, taking into account the difference in the maneuverability of the ships, looks like a joke, but on the contrary, the Venezuelans tried to ram the liner.
    At the same time, it was reported that the incident was near the island of Aruba much closer to the Venezuelan coast, but Aruba is the Netherlands, not Venezuela.

    https://twitter.com/Simon85205764/status/1245083568013008896/photo/1
    However, the same message refers to another, in which Tortuga is clearly written

    In general, who would explain this murky story so that you can understand what really happened, and not to compose versions
    1. Kosh
      Kosh April 5 2020 18: 10 New
      +5
      The incident occurred not near the well-known Tortuga near Haiti, but near another island of the same name, which is usually called La Tortuga and which belongs to Venezuela and is located near the Venezuelan coast.
      1. Avior
        Avior April 5 2020 18: 13 New
        +3
        Yes, thanks, I already understood.
        In those places Tortug is more than turtles smile
        1. Kosh
          Kosh April 5 2020 18: 16 New
          +1
          Wow, there is one :)
    2. iaroslav.mudryi
      iaroslav.mudryi April 5 2020 18: 25 New
      0
      Quote: Avior
      .... who would explain this muddy story ...


      Indeed, the story is muddy ... It seems that Venezuelans had good reason for their actions regarding this cruise ship. Two points, the first is the statement of the Venezuelan military:

      ..... Resoulte arrived without permission and stayed in Venezuelan waters for 2 days, according to their own story recorded in an audio recording,
      - the crew ignored the instructions of the coast guard, which suggested that they land on Margarita Island for verification,
      - refused to recognize the instructions, despite the fact that in the audio recordings they recognized that they really were in Venezuelan waters without permission,
      - instead, they resumed their journey to Curacao in full force.
      - the crew of RCGS Resolute at the time of the collision turned off its AIS system, becoming invisible to control and only moored in Curacao after 24 hours, although there was only 5 hours of travel.


      And the second, muddy story with the owners of the vessel:
      The Canadian company One Ocean Expeditions specializes in organizing polar cruises chartering 2 Russian ice-class research vessels Akademik Ioffe and Akademik Sergey Vavilov. In October 2018 One of the Ocean Expeditions from the German luxury company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises takes the Hanseatic vessel, renamed RCGS Resolute, for a long freight.
      The financial problems of the once prosperous One Ocean Expeditions began in 2019.
      In 2019, the Russian research vessels Akademik Ioffe and Akademik Sergey Vavilov, previously chartered at the Institute of Oceanology named after Shirshova, were unexpectedly recalled.

      A further series of arrests of this cruise ship, etc.
      Details: https://neftegaz.ru/news/Suda-i-sudostroenie/540401-podrobnosti-korabl-vmf-venesuely-naiguat-zatonul-pri-stolknovenii-s-kruiznym-sudnom-ledovogo-klassa/
      https://www.cruisegid.ru/One-Ocean-Expeditions.html
  12. BISMARCK94
    BISMARCK94 April 5 2020 10: 48 New
    +1
    News straight joke laughing
  13. Sardanapalus
    Sardanapalus April 5 2020 11: 13 New
    -1
    Venezuelans are sovereignly brutalized. People are already throwing themselves at people passing by.
  14. sedoj
    sedoj April 5 2020 11: 44 New
    +3
    Judging by the provided scheme, this is not a ram, it is an attempt to put the bandwagon. what
  15. Red Dragon
    Red Dragon April 5 2020 11: 49 New
    +2
    When on the first of April, it was written about the collision of ships 7 miles from the island of Tortuga, I knew a little about geography, I was very surprised that Venezuela’s patrol ship does there at all. It was reported that Venezuela said the clash occurred in the territorial waters of Venezuela. Here, in general, my amazement knew no bounds, as I wrote in the commentary. But one of the commentators put a minus. I’m sitting and thinking it’s an accidentally uninjured sailor from a Venezuelan patrol vessel? repeat
  16. Old26
    Old26 April 5 2020 11: 54 New
    +6
    Quote: Avior
    Torguga is a part of Haiti, located very far from Venezuela.

    Sergei! There, in that region, 2 islands with the name Tortuga. One is 7 km north of Haiti, the second is about 80 km from the coast of Venezuela.
    If the Venezuelan ship collided with a cruise ship 13 miles from the coast, then it is outside the territorial waters of Venezuela (they have 12 miles).
    1. Avior
      Avior April 5 2020 12: 34 New
      +1
      https://ru.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Тортуга_(значения)
      There is only this one in the Pacific Ocean in the Galapagos, but this is e-Ecuador, clearly not
      There is one more, Costa Rica.
      https://www.tripadvisor.ru/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g309287-d309492-i257413491-Tortuga_Island-Puntarenas_Province_of_Puntarenas.html
      Still not Venezuela
      In general, it is not clear
      1. Liam
        Liam April 5 2020 12: 41 New
        0
        https://it.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Tortuga
        1. Avior
          Avior April 5 2020 12: 44 New
          +1
          Yeah, all the Caribbean in Tortuga
          It looks like this
          But still, the story is incomprehensible
          1. Liam
            Liam April 5 2020 12: 52 New
            -1
            Most likely drugs. The only profitable export item in Venezuela to date
  17. TAMBU
    TAMBU April 5 2020 12: 24 New
    -1
    if I remember everything correctly - the one who landed on the port side is to blame ...
    1. Avior
      Avior April 5 2020 13: 26 New
      +1
      Judging by the picture, at first they went in parallel courses, and then the Venezuelans went across
      1. Motorist
        Motorist April 5 2020 14: 23 New
        +3
        How can you go and drift at the same time ?! It would be necessary to adopt ...
        1. Avior
          Avior April 5 2020 14: 46 New
          0
          There is a diagram at the top
          If they drifted and had no course, then the Venezuelans' fault is obvious
          So they had, since something is being discussed
          1. Motorist
            Motorist April 5 2020 14: 49 New
            +1
            This was not a complaint to you. drinks, and to the aggregate of information in the article.
    2. Rzzz
      Rzzz April 5 2020 22: 13 New
      0
      When they start shooting, then the swimming rules no longer apply.
  18. Voltsky
    Voltsky April 5 2020 12: 34 New
    +2
    The company-owner in response states that the vessel did not commit any violations, and the crew wonders why the Venezuelan sailors opened fire and why it took to ram.

    masterpiece :)
  19. Victor March 47
    Victor March 47 April 5 2020 12: 46 New
    +1
    Quote: alexmach
    Did the captain of RCGS Resolute hear anything about foreign territorial waters or did he all over the "Portuguese drum"?


    who drifted in the Caribbean during engine maintenance


    Accidentally drifted in them, judging by their message.

    There are a variety of distress reporting snobs. If the cruise captain wrote this only on Instagram, then it was his fault. The border guards, of course, did it wrong. It was necessary to hit not on board, but in the stern, where the steering wheel and propellers. At least the feat would be more noticeable.
  20. Palmyra
    Palmyra April 5 2020 13: 04 New
    +2
    Does a cruise ship look like a military ship? They do not know how many kilometers the braking distance of a large vessel, unlike a small boat? belay
  21. really
    really April 5 2020 13: 11 New
    0
    Venezuelans engaged in piracy, but the Portuguese drown pirates for 500 years.
    1. bondrostov
      bondrostov April 5 2020 16: 12 New
      -1
      This is the best koment bravo !!
  22. PSih2097
    PSih2097 April 5 2020 13: 30 New
    +3
    ordinary guard ...
    The total displacement of the settlement is 1453 tons, length 79,9 m, width 11,5 m, draft 3,7 m.
    The main power plant includes two MTU diesel engines with a total capacity of 15 liters. with.
    The highest speed of 22 knots, cruising range of 4 miles at an economic speed of 000 knots.
    Armament: 76-mm AU "Compact", 35-mm AU "Millennium" and two 12,7-mm machine guns.
    Radioelectronic facilities: multifunctional radar Variant (with integrated radar SCOUT Mk 2), radar / optoelectronic weapon control station Sting EO Mk 2, navigation radar Kelvin Hughes; ASBU TACTICOS, "Link-Y"; optoelectronic station MIRADOR; jamming devices Vigile and Altesse. The stern is equipped with a helipad for the AW-212 or AW-214 helicopter.
    Crew 34 man.
    Reserved space for an additional 30 people.

  23. Sancho_SP
    Sancho_SP April 5 2020 14: 01 New
    +4
    Bravery and stupidity!
  24. Kerensky
    Kerensky April 5 2020 14: 51 New
    +1
    And I like the idea of ​​drugs. One dangles "no move" in the area. The second approaches, draws attention with the AK and tries to dock. Something has not grown together ... What will they write in the reports?
    1. Rzzz
      Rzzz April 5 2020 15: 29 New
      +1
      All normal people attract attention on the radio on channel 16. If they do not answer, then with a blank shot from the main three-inch squeak. Immediately discourages the desire to ram. If, nevertheless, it shows aggression, it is already possible to sandalize combat on the bow or stern.
      And firing automatic weapons into the air is not serious. These shooters could be mistaken for some wild gopniks in the dark. Ramming such a live is a completely understandable decision.
      1. Kerensky
        Kerensky April 5 2020 16: 06 New
        0
        All normal people attract attention on the radio on channel 16.

        If you need to meet quietly, then you won’t be on the air yelling at the whole forest. They came up, identified, knocked AK that theirs, and let's dock.
        Maybe they wanted to convey "with a guide"?
        Maybe the liner was waiting for them there "fingering engines"
        1. Rzzz
          Rzzz April 5 2020 22: 24 New
          0
          If you need to meet in a quiet way, they’ll throw off the coordinates of the rendezvous point, and then both go to this point.
          But on the other hand, a modern ship already glows in all kinds of radio signals. If a patrolman sees a ship with off AIS and LRIT on the radar, he will immediately be puzzled by the question "what the fuck ??" Yes, just if you suddenly turn off LRIT, the emergency services of the nearest states will have questions. Like "where did he go, drowned or what?"
          1. Kerensky
            Kerensky April 5 2020 22: 54 New
            +1
            If you need to meet in a quiet way, they’ll throw off the coordinates of the rendezvous point, and then both go to this point.

            Performed?
            Let's fantasize:
            The liner goes out into the area, lays down in a drift (picking engines) and waits. Let's say the injectors are "coked", all services are calm, you don't need to turn off anything and encrypt.
            The "postman Pechkin with the package" arrives. He, too, does not need to be encrypted - he is at work.
            The liner is easy to identify, but Pechkin must prove that he is the same. Do not balamutia ether. Here he appears on the stage of AK.
            Then they try to dock, and .... disaster. Yes, bulked by the wind. Someone did not convey something, well, okay - everyone is alive.
            1. Rzzz
              Rzzz April 6 2020 03: 09 New
              0
              In this case, the parcel will be brought not on a combat patrol, but on a fishing schooner. Which without a pale can stray strange courses in all sorts of unexpected areas. To which no one will pay attention, they are like dogs uncut. Not like a ship with guns. On which the people are smaller, and easier to overload. And you can honk without a shot, and shine with a flashlight. Moreover, the portable ratiere is listed as part of the mandatory equipment.
              1. Kerensky
                Kerensky April 6 2020 07: 08 New
                0
                But there are no objections on the liner yet? Strange he hung out there ...
                Move on:
                In this case, the parcel will be brought not on a combat patrol, but on a fishing schooner.

                So a guard was needed. We only fantasize ...
                Suppose it was necessary not to transfer a ton of dope, but to remove from the liner a group of people in a voluntary-forced manner.
                What will be in the captain's report? "The fishing schooner sent a message to" stop the course ", sent a boat with an inspection team that arrested the passengers" ...
      2. Doliva63
        Doliva63 April 5 2020 17: 24 New
        +1
        Quote: rzzz
        All normal people attract attention on the radio on channel 16. If they do not answer, then with a blank shot from the main three-inch squeak. Immediately discourages the desire to ram. If, nevertheless, it shows aggression, it is already possible to sandalize combat on the bow or stern.
        And firing automatic weapons into the air is not serious. These shooters could be mistaken for some wild gopniks in the dark. Ramming such a live is a completely understandable decision.

        Judging by the scheme, the Venezuelans didn’t want to ram, but something like a pile, but they missed and went under the ram, not?
        1. Rzzz
          Rzzz April 5 2020 19: 21 New
          0
          According to the video, the liner’s nose went aboard the guard rather slowly. From this we conclude that the liner was without a move. But the guard also seemed to be without a move. Perhaps landed on the RIB inspection team. Perhaps distracted by this, and did not notice how the wind piled on. The wind is quite strong, splashes in front of the camera fly almost horizontally.
    2. Sergey S.
      Sergey S. April 5 2020 15: 42 New
      +1
      Quote: Kerensky
      And I like the idea of ​​drugs. One dangles "no move" in the area. The second approaches, draws attention with the AK and tries to dock. Something has not grown together ... What will they write in the reports?

      It would be funny if it were not so sad.

      Whoever would say or write in the reports, the Venezuelans showed that there was zero shipbuilding, they didn’t study shipbuilding, they weren’t friends with geography, they used weapons with a fright ... ... I couldn’t foresee the consequences ....

      Friends, damn it ...
      Blossom without Chavez ....
  25. Finn
    Finn April 5 2020 14: 59 New
    +1
    Quote: Doccor18
    Remember how selfless Yorktown rammed in 1988. The sizes are nothing, shoulder straps oblige.

    As far as I understand, there was a bulk with lowered anchors to tear the skin. Here, on the contrary, it seems like the side was bodied and the patrol liner rammed. This is some kind of anti-ram)
  26. Old26
    Old26 April 5 2020 15: 16 New
    +3
    Quote: Avior
    https://ru.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Тортуга_(значения)
    There is only this one in the Pacific Ocean in the Galapagos, but this is e-Ecuador, clearly not
    There is one more, Costa Rica.
    https://www.tripadvisor.ru/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g309287-d309492-i257413491-Tortuga_Island-Puntarenas_Province_of_Puntarenas.html
    Still not Venezuela
    In general, it is not clear

    Sergei!!!!
    1. Avior
      Avior April 5 2020 18: 03 New
      0
      Thanks, got it. good
  27. Rzzz
    Rzzz April 5 2020 15: 46 New
    +2
    About the "broken engine" of course complete and obvious crap. He was stirring up something there.
    But the Venezuelans were phenomenally substituted. Have about a drifting ship !!! (Administration, I'm sorry, but I don't have a single decent word to describe this event). The vidos shows that the liner had no progress at the time of the collision, the patrol boat was corny applied by the wind.
  28. Pavel57
    Pavel57 April 5 2020 17: 03 New
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    The coast guard ship must withstand the ram.
  29. Siberian54
    Siberian54 April 5 2020 18: 06 New
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    Provocations for intervention begin?
  30. Nedokomsomolets
    Nedokomsomolets April 5 2020 21: 09 New
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    Strange, why is no one putting forward a version that the Americans are checking the Venezuelan coast guard? Here is a reason for you to give the border guards the "heroes of Venezuela" as soon as they return from the civilian ship that saved them!
  31. Viktor VIc
    Viktor VIc April 7 2020 03: 48 New
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    "And to be honest, I can imagine the bewilderment of the Portuguese sailors. They drift calmly, they repair the engine, and in the dark, someone shines with flashlights and shoots them out of a machine gun."

    These are not Portuguese sailors. The ship just goes under the Portuguese flag. The crew is Ukrainian.
    All mainly from Odessa. Captain too.
    It is clear why the MO Russley site is silent about this like a fish. For nekomilfo. What if this cruiser enters the Black Sea and there the Russian guard will try to ram it. And actually how RZHUNIMAGU is basking! These are the Venezuelan warriors. Maduro seems to be Putin’s best friend, right?