Tag: SV Quest

  • Somali pirate gets 41 1/2 years

    A federal judge Wednesday sentenced a Somali pirate to 41-1/2 years in prison Somali pirate gets 41 1/2 years for attack on Navy ship By Tim McGlone The Virginian-Pilot A federal […]

  • Jury Recommends Life for Somali Pirates

    A US jury has recommended that three Somali pirates be sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 killing of four Americans off the coast of East Africa Jury recommends […]

  • S/V Quest Hijackers Sentenced

    A U.S. jury has sentenced three more Somali pirates to life in prison for their part in the 2011 hijacking of the American yacht S/V Quest, which resulted in the […]

  • Negotiator Sentenced

    A Somali man who acted as a hostage negotiator during the hijacking of an American yacht has been given 12 life sentences by a US judge. Somali pirate negotiator given […]

  • Death Penalty Sought

    According to the Associated Press, U.S. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for three Somali pirates accused murdering four Americans during the February 2011 hijacking of their sailing yacht the […]

  • More Charges

    A Somali man already charged with being a ransom negotiator in the hijacking of the “SV Quest” that ended in the deaths of four U.S. citizens has been indicted for […]

  • Life Sentence

    Two Somali men who pleaded guilty to piracy for a hijacking that ended in the deaths of four American sailors have been sentenced to life in prison. Burhan Abdirahman Yusuf […]

  • Yacht Tragedy

    The four Americans aboard their captured yacht, S/V Quest in the Indian Ocean, have been shot dead by Somali pirates, the US military has reported. US naval forces on the […]