captain of United States-flagged cargo ship Maersk Alabama,
discusses what happened when the ship was boarded last year by Somali pirates and took Captain Phillips hostage. The tense, five-day stand-off ended in a high-seas rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs. In A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea,
Phillips tells the full story.
Event: Captain Richard Phillips will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, April 8, at 7:00 pm
RJ Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road