The Crew of USS Cole (DDG 67), escort their wounded ship aboard Navy tug vessel, USNS Catawaba, to a staging point in the Yemeni harbor of Aden awaiting transportation by the Norwegian-owned semi-submersible heavy lift ship MV Blue Marlin back to their homeport, during Operation DETERMINED RESPONSE, on October 29, 2000. Photographed by Sgt. Don L. Maes, USMC. DOD Still Media photograph: 01029-M-0557M-011.
USS Cole is lifted by MV Blue Marlin, a Norwegian dry dock vessel, off the coast of Aden, Yemen on October 31, 2000. The American destroyer was bombed by suspected terrorists in the port of Aden, Yemen October 12. The Blue Marlin will transport the damaged warship back to the United States. Photographed by Sergeant M.C. Miller. Port of Dean. DOD Still Media photograph: 001031-M-5978M-005
Members of the United States Navy Ceremonial Guard carry the transfer case of a fallen member of USS COLE (DDG 67) to a hearse (not shown) at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, on October 14, 2000. The sailors' remains were returned to The United States aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft (not shown). Their remains were removed from a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on October 14, 2000. The sailor was killed in an explosion resulting from a terrorist attack on the COLE in Yemen. Photographed by John Sidoriak Jr., USAF Civ. DOD Still Media Photograph: 001014-F-3958S-003