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A captain"s duty

Richard Phillips

A captain"s duty

Somali pirates, navy SEALs, and dangerous days at sea

by Richard Phillips

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Hyperion, c2010.

Statementby Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty
SeriesThorndike Press large print nonfiction
ContributionsTalty, Stephan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVK140.P45 A3 2010b
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24478725M
ISBN 101410429342
ISBN 109781410429346
LC Control Number2010016318
OCLC/WorldCa608036402

  Maritime law, naval regulations and custom impose a broadly defined duty on captains of ships involved in casualties to attempt to save their ship if at all possible. Failing that, the captain must remain in command at all times and do his best to ensure the safety of any passengers and crew members in abandoning ship and effecting rescue. Get this from a library! A captain's duty. [Richard Phillips] -- 8th April was just an ordinary day for Richard Phillips, captain of an United States-registered cargo vessel headed towards the port of Mombasa. Ordinary that is until, or so miles off the.

A Captain's Duty tells the life-and-death drama of the Vermont native who was held captive on a tiny lifeboat off Somalia's anarchic, gun-plagued shores. A story of adventure and courage, it provides the intimate details of this high-seas hostage-taking—the unbearable heat, the death threats, the mock executions, and the escape attempt.   A story of adventure and courage, A Captain's Duty provides the intimate details of this high-seas hostage-taking - the unbearable heat, the death threats, the mock executions, and the escape attempt. When the pirates boarded his ship, Captain Phillips put his experience into action, doing everything he could to safeguard his crew.4/5(2).

  *Harlequin Enterprises ULC () is located at Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide Street West, 41st Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 4E3 and sends informational and promotional emails on behalf of itself and Harlequin Digital Sales Corporation. 8th April was just an ordinary day for 53 -year-old Richard Phillips, captain of the United States-registered cargo vessel, the Maersk Alabama, as it headed towards the port of Mombasa. Ordinary that is until, two hundred or so miles off the east coast of Africa, armed Somali pirates attacked a.


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A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea is a book by Captain Richard Phillips, the captain of the container ship MV Maersk Alabama when it was hijacked in It was written with Stephan Talty and published by Hyperion on April 6, (and on audio by Tantor).

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POWWW. POWWW. Up close, that weapon sounded a hell of a lot louder than from down below. “We’re fucked,” I heard one of my crew say behind me.A Captain's Duty | "I share the country's admiration for the bravery of Captain Phillips and his selfless concern for his crew.

His courage is a model for all Americans."--President Barack Obama It was just another day on the job for fifty-three-year-old Richard Phillips, captain of the Maersk Alabama, the United States-flagged cargo ship which was carrying, among other things, food and Brand: Hachette Books.