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INDIAN OCEAN (Jan 21, 2006) — Crew members assemble on deck aboard a dhow suspected of piracy after being intercepted by the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81). After receiving a report of an attempted act of piracy from the International Maritime Bureau in Kuala Lumpur on the morning of Jan. 20, the guided missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) and other U.S. naval forces in the area located this vessel controlled by suspected pirates and reported its position. After some aggressive action by Churchill, US Sailors later established communications and boarded the vessel. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Information Systems Technician Kenneth Anderson (RELEASED)