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Old 02-20-2013
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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by lancelot9898 View Post
While there were so many decisions made by the Captain that were ill advised, the decsion to alter course to SW from E seemed reasonable. .
Gonig SW put him into the Gulf Stream with a stong NE wind. As they entered the edge of the Gulf Stream they suddenly took on water and sank.

So it was a rediculous, bad, insane, imho criminally negligent course change.
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