In this video the closest Aircraft Carrier is close aboard off our starboard side while the Soviet Intelligence gathering Trawler, Gidrofon is continuing the chase on Lipan's port side. Ben Siebels does a great job, first filming the close aboard Aircraft Carrier on our starboard side and then panning to our port side and filming the very very close aboard Soviet. Two Destroyers from the Carrier Battle Group approach to assist if Gidrofon slips past Lipan. Helos were in the air. It was a very busy time. Gidrofon was not fast but with proper positioning, a good head start, and a lot of luck she would get very close to the Carrier Battle Groups and attempt to make them alter course. The Aircraft Carriers were conducting Flight Ops and needed to maintain a steady course into the prevailing wind. They would not stop for Gidrofon and it was Lipan's job to force the Soviet to cease and desist.
Click here to see the Video