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Richard Phillips

USA merchant mariner who was simply captain from the MV Maersk Alabama when it had been hijacked by Somali pirates in ’09 2009. He composed the book known as A Captain’s Responsibility: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Harmful Days at Ocean about his knowledge. He went to the School of Massachusetts, Amherst before moving towards the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. A film entitled Captain Phillips, about his knowledge being a hostage from the pirates, arrived in 2013. He wedded Andrea Coggio in 1987, plus they had two kids jointly. He was portrayed by professional Tom Hanks in the film Captain Phillips.

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