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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...
Here's an interesting statement in that article:
"The Bounty's three masts were visible for some time above the waves but from Tuesday night, the Coast Guard has been unable to locate the ship, Patterson said. The water depth where Bounty sank is around 13,000 feet, he said."
So, technically, yes, it's possible she's still floating around out there somewhere.. like a shipping container
... As I see it, that she has sunk is not, technically, a known fact at this time.
I remember reading stories of old English naval timber hulks (old warships without masts) being disposed of at sea initially refusing to sink after losing their ballast.
A bad day on a boat beats a good day in the office
Last edited by Classic30; 11-08-2012 at 09:19 PM.