Photos of the Week – Maersk Alabama and Lifeboat Photos

Here is a collection of photos taken from this past week’s Maersk Alabama piracy incident.  The images and descriptions are provided the U.S. Navy.  These are just a few of the many images the Navy has made available on their website HERE.

090413-M-3079S-081The guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) tows the lifeboat from the Maersk Alabama to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4)

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A team from the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) tows the lifeboat from the Maersk Alabama to Boxer to be processed for evidence.

090413-N-9150R-164The lifeboat from the Maersk Alabama is hoisted aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) to be processed for evidence after the successful rescue of Capt. Robert Phillips.

090409-N-0000X-032In a still frame from video taken by a P-3C Orion aircraft, the U.S.-flagged container ship Maersk Alabama is seen Thursday, April 9, 2009 in the Indian Ocean.

090409-N-0000X-619In a still frame from video taken by the Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle, a 28-foot lifeboat from the U.S.-flagged container ship Maersk Alabama is seen Thursday, April 9, 2009 in the Indian Ocean.

090409-N-0000X-926In a still frame from video taken by the Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle, a 28-foot lifeboat from the U.S.-flagged container ship Maersk Alabama is seen Thursday, April 9, 2009 in the Indian Ocean.

web_030213-n-9760b-001A P-3C “Orion” assigned to the “Golden Eagles” of Patrol Squadron Nine (VP-9) circles Mt. Fuji. VP-9 is forward deployed to Misawa, Japan.

P-3C Orion long range ASW aircraft

081120-N-7676W-098A Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launches from the Navy Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren test range.

ScanEagle Overview