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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post

I am not of the opinion that the Captain should not take full blame for HIS actions of sailing into the hurricane so I cant come up with an alternative scenarios. I will restate my belief for the 50th time HE IS REPSONSIBLE FOR HIS ACTIONS FULLY .
This is the part that still seems to mystify. If we are in agreement that the Captain is fully responsible and we know that one of his crew lost their life, I don't understand why its repetition is anything other than expected. That's the i

What is the lesson we learn from this tradgedy from those of you beleive that this Captain is the ONLY reason for the sinking.
Complacency will kill you or your crew or both. Failing to personally consider others decisions, even if from a really nice guy/captain who lived through danger before, could get you killed.

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