29 October 2012

• HMS Bounty Abandoned in Face of Sandy

“Seventeen*** people from the replica HMS Bounty abandoned ship while stranded at sea off North Carolina in the path of Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday....

“The three-masted, 180-foot (55-metre) vessel was believed to be taking on water and was without propulsion, stuck in 40 mile-per-hour winds and 18-foot (5.5-metre) seas, the Coast Guard said.”

Source: Courant.com

***Update to story: CoastGuardNews.com

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