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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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Originally Posted by wingNwing View Post
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!
In a square rigger? I don't think so. The Bounty wasn't exactly a guided missile cruiser, it was a 50 year old movie prop.
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