The Albacore mission is now in its second year, patrolling the waters off Gabon’s shores in cooperation with the country’s government. Six marines and four inspectors sail with the Bob Barker, inspecting foreign fishing boats to make sure they’re legal. The boarding team consists of Baptiste Brebel (1st Mate, France) and Giuseppe De Giorgi, a former Italian Navy Chief of Staff and Sea Shepherd rookie, as well as Michelle Clarke Deckhand (Great Britain), who is on her 7th campaign aboard the Bob Barker.
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The government of Gabon fights for it's fish stocks. It has teamed up with a militant conservation group called the Sea Shepherd, to patrol off Gabon’s waters in search of ships involved in illegal fishing.