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Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   12-01-2012
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Posted By preventec47
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

I keep checking in as I am hopeful for info from survivor interviews about
the conditions and their experiences leading up to the sinking.
It has been 10 or 12 days since I last checked but did any...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-06-2012
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Posted By preventec47
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

I'd like to hear from some of the more experienced guys that would likely
know the kind of effort and specific activities undertaken by the
crew in the kind of weather that the Bounty experienced...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-02-2012
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Posted By preventec47
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

I worded that badly.

I should have said does not a 25 knot wind pushing over opposing 7 knot current
result in the same sea state as a 32 knot wind blowing over water
that is not moving. My...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-02-2012
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Posted By preventec47
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

In the world of aviation, I know that certain kinds of conditions require
certain kinds of equipment and special training certifications.
I wonder if in the nautical world if certain kinds of boats...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-02-2012
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Posted By preventec47
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Because Dave, the last time I checked this forum is a "SAILING" forum and it
is what we want to talk about. IF it were a child care forum we would
be talking about the dead babies. I for one am...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-02-2012
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Posted By preventec47
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Doesnt anyone else remember the projected storm track published on
the 24th ( I think it was way back in this thread ) that showed
the overwhelming probability of the storm curving out into the...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-02-2012
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Posted By preventec47
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

I have seen the plot that shows the Bounty's position for what appears
to be just the last 24 hours or so. Has anyone seen any plots showing
the Bounty's track for each day since leaving the...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   11-01-2012
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Posted By preventec47
Re: HMS Bounty in trouble...

Some comments from am amateur freshwater catamaran jockey....
note that at the time of sinking and the previous 12 hours that
the Bounty was approximately due west of the storm eye
and even if...
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