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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  • Somali pirates once again attack Maersk Alabama
    This time the Maersk Alabama was ready. This time it did what a multinational naval force couldn't. Guards used guns and a sound blaster Wednesday to repel the second pirate attack on the U.S.-flagged ship in seven months. But while the effort was hailed ...
    11/18/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Somali pirates attack Maersk Alabama again
    For the second time in seven months, Somali pirates attacked the Maersk Alabama, although private guards were able to repel the attack with a high-decibel noise device and gun fire. The ship, headed to the Kenyan coast, is now being monitored by a ...
    11/18/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Pirates Attack Maersk Alabama Again
    LONDON — Seaborne raiders in a high-speed skiff tried again on Wednesday to commandeer the Maersk Alabama, the American-flagged ship seized by pirates in April, the United States Navy said. In a separate episode, the captain of a hijacked chemical tanker ...
    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
  • Pirates attack Maersk Alabama, again
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Somali pirates attacked the Maersk Alabama for the second time in seven months on Wednesday, but guards on board the U.S.-flagged cargo ship repelled the takeover attempt, the EU's naval force said. Pirates hijacked the Maersk ...
    11/17/2009 - 4:00 pm | View Link
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    07/4/2014 - 7:45 pm | View Website
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    07/4/2014 - 6:52 am | View Website
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    07/4/2014 - 6:37 am | View Website
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    07/4/2014 - 6:09 am | View Website
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