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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

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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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