Barefoot Pirates Try to Hijack Ship

Exclusive photos taken by crew members of the Maersk Alabama during hijacking.

Bare Foot Pirates Try to Hijack Ship

Somali Pirates
Somali Pirates
Somali Pirates
Somali Pirates
Somali Pirates
Somali Pirates
Somali Pirates
Somali Pirates
US Navy ship apprehends Somali pirates
US Navy ship apprehends Somali pirates
US Navy ship apprehends Somali pirates
US Navy ship apprehends Somali pirates
US Navy ship apprehends Somali pirates
US Navy ship apprehends Somali pirates
US Navy ship apprehends Somali pirates
US Navy ship apprehends Somali pirates
A helicopter crew from the Vella Gulf keeps watch over suspected pirates before they are seized by the U.S. Navy. Nine additional pirates were captured Feb. 12, 2009, in a similar incident; the pirates stopped fleeing when a U.S. helicopter fired two warning shots. (Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Jason R. Zalasky/U.S. Navy)
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