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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by Capt.Mhack View Post
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??

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