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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post
Or the next time you are buying a boat and some old twit says to look at the boats "lines". Well you can't see the lines from on board and a storm don't give a sh$&@!

A boat is a conveyance to get from here to there safely. In 1787 when the real bounty was built they didn't give a dam about how she looked, it was just about how many oceans she could cross and how many guns she could carry. Just like a modern cargo ship....except for the guns!
Agree, and now days off Somalia, the guns are even useful...
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