Sunday, April 12, 2009

Capt Phillips Rescued!

SOMALI BASIN (April 12, 2009) Maersk-Alabama Capt. Richard Phillips, right, stands alongside Cmdr. Frank Castellano, commanding officer of USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) after being rescued by U.S Naval Forces off the coast of Somalia. Philips was held hostage for four days by pirates.
(Official U.S. Navy photo/RELEASED)

Commodore William Bainbridge spent 19 months in prison during the Barbary Wars.

Captain Richard Phillips is now standing on the USS Bainbridge after his captivity.

1 comment:

Buck said...

Today's BEST news.