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post #1321 of Old 12-15-2012
JonEisberg
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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Originally Posted by Bountydaughter View Post
I have spoken to many former crew members and all have stated love and respect for Captain Walbridge. Many have told me " I would sail with him any day" or "I let my son or daughter sail with him without question". I' m sure if you ask the almost 200 former crew members who attended a memorial for the Captain and the ship, they would all say the same thing.
Are you certain "they would all say the same thing" AFTER he sailed his ship and crew straight into a major hurricane???

If so, while admiring their loyalty and friendship, such folks are mired in some serious denial, if not downright divorced from reality...
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