Richard Phillips

former captain of the MV Maersk Alabama

Richard Phillips (born May 16, 1955) is an American merchant mariner and author. He served as captain of the MV Maersk Alabama during its hijacking by Somali pirates in April 2009. He was played by Tom Hanks in the 2013 movie Captain Phillips.

Phillips in May 2010

Phillips was born in Winchester, Massachusetts. He was raised in Vermont.[1]

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  1. "Resolution Praising Captain Richard Phillips Of Vermont Passes". Retrieved 2013-09-03.