Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...
Originally Posted by lancelot9898
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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