מחבר: תבל דמרי
Today (Wednesday) marked 48 years sea arm to the sinking of the destroyer ins Eilat at an impressive ceremony led by Wing Commander, Gen. RAM roterg, survivors of the Cruiser, the bereaved families and other senior figures. “Km 40, flagship ins Eilat went on a tour of her hasn’t. 199 fighters were on board when the last sailing, “said Aluf RAM Rothberg. 47 members have been killed, 47 families whose lives had been shaken in darkness the bereavement. 16 spaces burial place unknown, where the high seas ins Eilat took them. And ins Eilat story Warriors is a legacy of the arm and moved all arm sea captain. Pledged to Lt. Isaac Shushan, a destroyer commander during the incident. Personal and professional duty against pekudei, the present and the future of the sea arm, “he clarified.
As is well known, the destroyer ins Eilat was acquired in 1955 and a year later entered and began to perform active service at sea arm. The destroyer participated in various activities and work, including members of the Egyptian destroyer Ibrahim Al “injustice”. Twelve years after its acquisition, in 1967, the ship performed a tour (routine security) near Chinese coasts which had attacked Israel sovereignty over the ship by the Egyptian Navy. The incident took place after the six-day war and despite the cease-fire between Israel, Egypt for the Egyptians responded by firing four rockets ‘ Styx ‘, when three of them hit the ship.
These days can be found in the plant the appeal of the destroyer ins Eilat, set a Saar 5. “Toby built are sent daily to operate against the enemy in the Red Sea off the coast of Lebanon, Syria and in the open ocean,” said major general RAM Rothberg. “They’re going knowing that with Israel sent them to us as mission commanders. Sea Wing Commander I undertake to apply the lessons of the sinking of the destroyer ins Eilat. Families, your loved one fell on a mission, and spirit with us in our acts. Hugging and saluting fallen the bereaved families, and the destroyer ins Eilat “.
Translated from Navy website