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Four Somalian Pirates attack the Maersk Alabama

04/08/2009

The pirates take Captain Richard Phillips hostage

U.S. Navy sends two ships to the Gulf of Aden to address the situation

04/09/2009

Captain Phillips attempts to escape the lifeboat by trying to swim away

04/10/2009

The Maersk Alabama arrives in the port of Mombassa, Kenya

04/11/2009

U.S. Navy SEALS fire at three of the pirates and rescue Captain Phillips

04/12/2009

Abduwali Muse is sentenced to 33 years in federal prison

02/16/2011