Trump: U.S. Ship Destroyed Iranian Drone in Strait of Hormuz

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 18, 2019

File Image: flight Ops on the USS Boxer (CREDIT: USN)

File Image: flight Ops on the USS Boxer (CREDIT: USN)

President Donald Trump said the USS Boxer destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday after the aircraft threatened the ship by flying to within 1,000 yards of it.

He called on other countries to condemn Iran and protect their own ships.

Reporting by Steve Holland

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