On The Sinking Of The HMS Bounty

Found this on Plott Hound ,a few more details on the latest addition to the Graveyard of the Atlantic.

CNN

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Before dawn, October 29, 2012

Rain hammered the ceiling, and they could hear the wail of hurricane winds. Below them, the engine room was at least waist-high in seawater. Their ship was without power, its engines and generators dead.

It was a few hours before sunrise, Monday, October 29, 2012, and the magnificent three-masted wooden square-rigger HMS Bounty was losing its battle with Hurricane Sandy.

The captain, Robin Walbridge, wanted answers.

What went wrong?

At what point did we lose control?

Gathered in the ship’s navigation shack and exhausted from struggling for more than a day to keep water out of the leaking boat, none of the crew had answers.

They all knew: The Bounty was going down.

Tall Ships

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