SailNet Community - View Single Post - HMS Bounty in trouble...
View Single Post
Old 02-26-2013
Minnewaska Minnewaska is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 9,823
Thanks: 10
Thanked 171 Times in 157 Posts
Rep Power: 6
Minnewaska will become famous soon enough Minnewaska will become famous soon enough
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

If the owner put a gun to the Captain's head, the owner is equally at fault. It takes nothing away from the Captain's fault.

The First Mate would have saved lives if he decided to leave. Others would have followed.

Have we seen evidence, or even an accusation, that the shipyard didn't do what they were paid to do. Were they paid to change out all the underlying rotten beams or just the outside? Perhaps they should have refused to do the work, if it wasn't going to be done thoroughly, but that is debatable.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeanneau 54DS

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook