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

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Originally Posted by seanseamour View Post
Every mariner should, at the very very least, read Mario Vittone' coverage of Day 6 of the hearings. His analysis of what went and what was done wrong Will save lives, for all confronted with a dangerous situation as well as for those who may bear and overcome the Hubris of Captain Wallbridge.
The Cost of Waiting – Bounty Hearings – Day 6 | gCaptain - Maritime & Offshore News
Great article!!!

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With compression fractures to his spine, three broken ribs, and a dislocated shoulder, Prokosh looked up to see the ship’s rig as it came down on his head. ”I got tagged by the main top yard – it came down like a dart,” Prokosh told investigators. Now he was underwater too and fighting to breathe – to live.
Its a must read.

Again it shows the changing of the boat to keep it under 'recreational' rules instead of what it should have been.
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