Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...
I'm surprised they only had 2 reliable pumps pumping 300 gpm or less, and No manual pumps, i think few manual pumps would have helped in case like this..
So... Manual pumps aren't required by maritime law in the USA??
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"