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post #1712 of Old 02-19-2013
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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Originally Posted by Hartley18 View Post
So... Manual pumps aren't required by maritime law in the USA??
Of course not! Whats a manual bilge pump gunna do on a 1000 foot cruise ship? Or 1000 foot oli tanker?

Or on the bounty when it was leaking 800 gallons per minute... 48,000 gallons per hour?

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