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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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Originally Posted by PCP View Post
. It seems that the crew was neither big enough or experienced.

“A lot of the people in our group are just regular guys and gals who like to dress up as pirates, but many of them have never really set foot on the deck of a ship at sea,” he said.

http://staugustine.com/news/local-ne...y#.UJKGdG9ImE9

This is out of context or the article wasn't clear; the quote is from William McRea, who works for the St Augustine Pirate Museum, not the Bounty, and the "our group" he's talking about are the people who play pirates in St Augustine who visited the ship, not who sailed it. Here's a bit more context for the quote:

"McRea said the crew was “a good bunch” who impressed the members of his group with stories of sailing the high seas.

“A lot of the people in our group are just regular guys and gals who like to dress up as pirates, but many of them have never really set foot on the deck of a ship at sea,” he said. “So it was a thrill to hear all the exciting stories offered by the crew members, ..."


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