Pirate Standoff

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  • April 14: The crew of Maersk Alabama reacts as they leave for Mombassa, Kenya, hotel after leaving the ship, and handing it over to a new crew.
  • April 14: The new crew of Maersk Alabama arrive at the Mombassa Port, Kenya, to take over the ship.
  • File: A family photo of Andrea and Richard Phillips at a favorite spot in Maine, is provided by the Phillips' family.
  • April 12: American ship Captain Richard Phillips was rescued safely from Somali pirates.
  • April 11: The American ship Maersk Alabama is watched by media as it arrives in Mombassa, Kenya, with the 19 remaining crew members aboard.
  • April 11: The American ship Maersk Alabama is watched by media as it arrives in Mombassa, Kenya, with the 19 remaining crew members aboard.
  • A view of the inside of a 38-foot lifeboat with a capacity of 56 people is shown at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in Buzzards Bay, Mass. Massachusetts Maritime Academy President Rick Gurnon believes the lifeboat that Capt. Richard Phillips is being held on by four Somali pirates is slightly smaller, 28 feet with a capacity of 26 people.
  • File: The USS Bainbridge, a guided missile destroyer sent to the scene where pirates captured a vessel with a U.S. crew off Somalia's coast.
  • In this family photo released on Wednesday, April 8, 2009, Capt. Richard Phillips of Underhill, Vt., is seen. Phillips is the captain of the U.S.-flagged cargo ship Maersk Alabama which was hijacked Wednesday by Somali pirates off the Horn of Africa.
  • File: The Maersk Arun, sister ship to the 17,000-ton container ship Maersk Alabama, which has been hijacked by Somali pirates with 20 crew members aboard, while sailing from Salalah in Oman to the Kenyan port of Mombassa via Djibouti.
  • File: A Maersk cargo ship, similar to the vessel hijacked off Somalia carrying 20 Americans.
  • A member of a French Panther helicopter crew from French frigate le Floreal surveys the waters of the Gulf of Aden during a mission to escort commercial ships off the coast of Somalia. Somali pirates have seized a Danish-owned and U.S.-flagged ship off Somalia with 20 American crew on board, the U.S. Navy and the ship owner said.
  • A French soldier from the Nivose frigate watch the Seaborn Spirit and the Alizee, which protect them against piracy off the coast of Djibouti, as part of their assignment to escort commercial ships in the Gulf of Aden. Somali pirates have seized a Danish-owned and U.S.-flagged ship off Somalia with 20 American crew on board, the U.S. Navy and the ship owner said.
  • Map locates area in the Gulf of Aden where Somali pirates hicked a U.S.-flagged ship with 20 American crew on board.
  • File: The 17,000-ton container ship Maersk Alabama, when it was operating under the name Maersk Alva, which has been hijacked by Somalia pirates with 20 crew members aboard while sailing from Salalah in Oman to the Kenyan port of Mombassa via Djibouti.

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