The Maersk Alabama cargo ship lifeboat is seen on display at the National Navy SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Fla. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. The Maersk Alabama vessel was seized by Somali pirates off the coast of Somalia on April 12, 2009. The pirates captured Captain Richard Phillips  and they fled together on the lifeboat. Dramatic accounts of the Navy SEALs rescuing the captain of an American cargo ship made headlines around the world in 2009. The military said SEAL snipers killed a trio of pirates in a tense standoff. Three shots, three kills. It was the lethal, coordinated precision that has made SEALs famous and feared.

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The Maersk Alabama cargo ship lifeboat is seen on display at the National Navy SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Fla. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. The Maersk Alabama vessel was seized by Somali pirates off the coast of Somalia on April 12, 2009. The pirates captured Captain Richard Phillips and they fled together on the lifeboat. Dramatic accounts of the Navy SEALs rescuing the captain of an American cargo ship made headlines around the world in 2009. The military said SEAL snipers killed a trio of pirates in a tense standoff. Three shots, three kills. It was the lethal, coordinated precision that has made SEALs famous and feared.

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