A captain's duty : Somali pirates, navy SEALs, and dangerous days at sea / Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty.


  • ISBN: 9781410429346 (lg. print)
  • ISBN: 1410429342 (lg. print)
  • Description: 399 p. (large print) : map ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print ed.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2010.

Available copies

  • 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Sight Saving SIGHT SAVING/364.16/Phillips (Text to phone) Checked out 08/18/2014
Marblehead Adult Large Type Biography LARGE TYPE BIO PHILLIPS, RICHARD 2010 (Text to phone) Available -
Winthrop Large Print Nonfiction LP 364.164 Phi 2010 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: 10 days -- 8 days -- 7 days -- 6 days -- 3 days -- 2 days -- 1 day -- Day 1, 0600 hours -- Day 1, 0735 hours -- Day 1, 0900 hours -- Day 1, 1100 hours -- Day 1, 1530 hours -- Day 1, 1900 hours -- Day 3, 0200 hours -- Day 3, 1800 hours -- Day 3, 1900 hours -- Day 5, 0300 hours -- Day 5, 1945 hours.
Summary: Describes the author's five days as a hostage of Somali pirates who boarded his ship, the Maersk Alabama, in the Gulf of Aden, relating the extreme hardship and dangers he faced and his daring rescue by Navy SEALs.
Talty, Stephan. (Added Author).