In 1987, a Secret Iraqi Warplane Struck an American Frigate and Killed 37 Sailors
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Minor correction — the USS Reid (FFG-30) also participated in the rescue effort, though she arrived several hours later than the others. She had been patrolling the Straits of Hormuz at the time of the attack. By the time she arrived, the biggest danger to Stark was the accumulation of water from the firefighting efforts.