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Old 07-31-2013
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Re: Mutiny at Dawn - Transpac Race 2013

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Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
Certainly, the encounter with the SWIFT doesn't add up...

After an initial contact requesting evacuation, a US Navy vessel is simply told, "Nevermind, go away, everything's OK now..."??? Without so much as the officers aboard at least demanding to speak once again with the crewmember requesting to be taken off???

Not bloody likely... :-)

And if, indeed, that's what transpired, someone at the Department of the Navy needs to hear about it...
HEHE! Well, I can imagine the CO on watch, listening to RockDawg, turning to his XO, and saying, "uhhh... Screw that! I ain't going back to that! Full steam ahead!"

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