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post #121 of Old 10-31-2012
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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Originally Posted by PCP View Post
.....It is needed a generator to make the pumps work? The engines cannot produce enough electrical output to have the pumps working through the batteries? The pumps relied on only a generator?....
I agree that this doesn't make a lot of sense, but have read the same. It seems more likely that they swamped both the engine and genset. I'm more curious why water was coming in that quickly.


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