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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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Originally Posted by rgscpat View Post
San Salvador, re-creation of Juan Cabrillo's 16th-century ship in San Diego, USA.
I don't see your point. With enough time and money anyone can build a new/old ship anywhere, anytime they choose. Here's one of "ours" no better, no worse than that one: Notorious (ship) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Without government involvement in setting the right rules & regulations framework and providing funding either directly or through some other framework to keep it afloat for the benefit of the people, it's no different to any other private yacht...

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