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Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Originally Posted by casey1999 View Post
Navy ships can also run pretty fast, can flat ourun any hurricane, unlike the Bounty with a steaming speed of somthing like 5 knots. Plus the navy has extremely good weather data. Bounty seems to ignore the weather.
They sail at 11 kts in a hurricane.

Also testified they were getting weather faxes every hour.. seems like they completely ignored them.
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