Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again

Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again

The American-flag ship seized by pirates in April repelled the attack; a captain was killed in a separate incident.

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    11/18/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    11/18/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Somali pirates attack US-flagged Maersk Alabama a second time
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    11/18/2009 - 3:03 am | View Link
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