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Re: Multiple fatalities in California scuba boat fire
My heart goes out to all those who lost friends and families.
As a professional captain I always had a horror of being the surviving captain in a tragedy like this. Perhaps it would be better to go down with the ship, but even that didn't save the Bounty's captain.
"Any idiot can make a boat go; it takes a sailor to stop one." Spike Africa aboard the schooner Wanderer in Sausalito, Ca. 1964.
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” ― Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
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