Finland: US Patriot missiles found on ship bound for China

The Finnish authorities have impounded an Isle of Man-flagged ship bound for China with undeclared missiles and explosives, officials say.

Police are questioning the crew of the MS Thor Liberty after what were described as 69 Patriot anti-missile missiles were found aboard.

Interior Minister Paivi Rasanen said the missiles were marked “fireworks”.


The MS Thor Liberty had docked in the Finnish port of Kotka after leaving Germany last week.

Dock workers became suspicious after finding explosives poorly stored on open pallets, and the missiles were then found in containers marked “fireworks”.

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  • Obamas Christmas present to his pals?

  • siteunseen

    Yes, Obama’s Present to the Chinese, so they can send them back to us, of course! I hope this finally gets him impeached. They shouldn’t hesitate. He should be out on his stinking ear!

    • OUT! JAILED! And forced to make little rocks out of BIG ones.
      Put it on PPV and the debt will be payed down quickly. Throw Holder in for good measure too!

      • siteunseen

        How about hanging him at high noon instead.

      • Cyn

        Bruce,
        “And forced to make little rocks out of big ones”.

        Thanks for the good belly laugh!!!!
        God save the Republic!!!!!

  • Moshe Novick

    Who shipped them?

  • Moshe Novick

    Who shipped them? Were the Germans involved?

  • Who sold them, who shipped them?

  • J.M.R.

    i agree with above

  • MFinSC

    Just think, with Ron Paul as President, we wouldn’t know about this and certainly nothing would be done about it. Maybe the next stop for the Patriots would have been to Iran or even better a Congratulatory gift to “Young’Un” in that great bastion of Democracy, North Korea.

  • siteunseen

    Germany claims they were bound for South Korea, so that’s why they were marked to go to China? Interesting new flash from the Washington Postless Post. As for the smart aleck above who touts Ron Paul giving our enemies our missiles….why don’t you post somewhere on the Mark Levin Postbook.

  • siteunseen

    This sounds like a German coverup. Remember we have thousands of Troops in Germany. Who got ahold of the missiles bound for China, and why were they not transported by Navy Ship if they were bound for South Korea? Eric Holder strikes again???

  • Henry Stock

    I sure as heck hope that all relevant authorities are one this like flys on dung. We need to know where the missiles came from and who was responsible for their security.
    The press should also be on this because with all that has gone on, we can’t really trust the authorities.
    Ultimately the president is responsible. It is under his administration that security has grown so lax. People need to go to jail.

    • siteunseen

      The media are playing this way down. Wonder why?

  • wager

    NBC was too busy covering shoppers in the stores to cover this story. It does not fit into the feel good slot.

    Nor have any American media given this the front page center attention it deserves.

    Potentially this is bigger than Fast and Furious. If Bush had done this, the media would have blasted it out.

  • wager

    The ship is owned by a Danish firm, flies a UK flag, has a Ukranian skipper, and according to a German Source is going to Shanghai, Red China but according to the German military is going to S Korea. The Finns arrested the captain for inadequate shipping documents that do show Shanghai as the destination while US sources continue to maintain the Chinese FM’s position that they were not bound for Shanghai— does this smell fishy of what.

  • AutumnGal

    Ahhh but “o” can’t be bothered by something like this, he’s to busy starting wars with the states and fighting the wars with the Speaker, Senate and those troublesome Republicans IN the house for what they’re doing to the “middle class”. Also, remember who’s sec of state. Never, never underestimate her! Even play boy bill is keeping his mouth shut for a change.

  • siteunseen

    We sold Weapons to Sadam Hussein through the Federal Reserve Bankrupters. See it on Youtube. Anything can happen with a corrupt Government running our Country. Trotsky and Lenin would be smiling right now.