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post #669 of Old 11-15-2012
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by Sal Paradise View Post
.....Comment - not a lot of damn time for a crew member to decide to leave the ship, a couple hours at most - and with a sense of loyalty towards each other, the storm still days away and the belief that the Captain would know what to do. Well, I can see how they decided to go, with such little time to consider the danger, they stuck together and went.
I'm betting a round of drinks that this is exactly what happened and why the Capt will own this calamity.

Double or nothing says the Captain had in fact been other storms and became complacent in his decision making.

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