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Old 11-29-2012
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by JulieMor View Post
The ship was what, 180'? And they typically had 12 passengers. When she sunk there was 16 on board. What was all the other room below used for?
There are never many real passengers.

If you pay money to go on for a week, say, they call you "volunteer crew".

If they take 30 Boy Scouts out the kids are crew, not passengers.

This then means they are taking many people out on an uninspected vessel.... A vessel where there may be only 3 or 4 paid crew and everyone else is unpaid or actually paying.

This matter could really blow the lid off what could be a huge safety scam.
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