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post #367 of Old 11-06-2012
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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Originally Posted by PCP View Post
Let me point out that the Picton Caste whose captain chose to stay in the same port (and said that did not understand why Bounty's Captain had choose to sail to a hurricane) did not sustain any damage with the storm and even if he had, he would have done the right thing putting the live of his crew above a possible damage on the boat.

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Paulo
I don't think that's correct. For what it's worth, my understanding is that the Picton Castle was in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, not Connecticut. He may have felt he was safer there, being farther away from the storm.
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