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Captain Phillips - timeline
Saturday 28th March: Richard Phillips and his wife Andrea have a conversation about work. (Underhill, Vermont)
Wednesday 1st April: A date in Richard Phillips' email inbox.
Thursday 2nd April: A date in Richard Phillips' email inbox.
Tuesday 7th April: A piracy warning is issued.
Wednesday 8th April: The destroyer USS Bainbridge and the frigate USS Halyburton are dispatched to in response to the hostage situation (Gulf of Aden)
Thursday 9th April: A standoff begins between the Bainbridge and the pirates in the Maersk Alabama's lifeboat (Gulf of Aden)
Friday 10th April: Hostage crisis continues. (Gulf of Aden)
Saturday 11th April: Maersk Alabama arrives. (Mombasa, Kenya)
Sunday 12th April: Navy marksmen from DEVGRU open fire and kill the three pirates on the lifeboat, and Phillips is rescued in good condition.[ (Mombasa, Kenya)
Friday 17th April: Richard Phillips reunites with his family. (Underhill, Vermont)
Sunday 25th July: Captain Richard Phillips goes back to sea.