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post #16 of Old 10-29-2012
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by wingNwing View Post
... That totally made sense, then, given Sandy's predicted impacts in NY and New England, that they'd be safer at sea than in port. They ssailed out due east to get well clear of the storm before continuing south. The Navy sent all their vessels out from Norfolk in advance of the storm for the same reason - sometimes you're safer away from the dock!
That can make sense on a ship that can stand storm conditions with ease. I don't think that will applies to an old remake of an historic boat.


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