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post #1406 of Old 12-17-2012
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by casey1999 View Post
I am not sure if the Coast Guard can order a ship out of Port if a hurricane is approaching. Here in Hawaii the Coast Guard "closes" harbors on occasion (during tsunami warnings), but that only means you cannot leave or enter the port during the "closing". The Coast Guard is here to save life and property. I cannot seeing them sending a wooden movie prop into a potential situation where they would need to risk their own lives in a rescue that they themselves would have created.
I agree and I will not look back on this thread but I am quite sure that someone had explained to me that things were different on the zone that is hit by Hurricanes. I have said precisely what you are saying because it is what happens here.


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