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50 years ago North Korea seized a US spy ship and humiliated Washington

Steve Mollman
50 years ago North Korea seized a US spy ship and humiliated Washington

There’s only one active-duty vessel of the US Navy being held captive by a foreign government. It’s a North Korean tourist attraction. On Jan. 23, 1968, North Korea attacked and seized the USS Pueblo, a barely armed spy ship that had been operating in international waters off its coast. Sent to gather intelligence on the…