14 rescued, 2 missing after crew abandons Canadian-built ship hit by storm
- The Canadian-built tall ship HMS Bounty is shown at dock in Boothbay Harbour, Maine, on Saturday, Oct. 20. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 14 members of a crew forced to abandon the Bounty, caught in hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina coast, and continued to search for two other crew members today. — Photo by The Canadian Press
- FILE - In this July 7, 2010, file photo, the tall ship HMS Bounty sails on Lake Erie off Cleveland. The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 14 members of the crew forced to abandon the HMS Bounty caught in hurricane Sandy off North Carolina. The Coast Guard is searching for two other crew members. — Photo by The Associated Press
- HMS Bounty arrives in Halifax in July 2009 to participate in Tall Ships Nova Scotia Festival 2009. The crew of the Canadian-built tall ship HMS Bounty, in distress off North Carolina's coast, abandoned the vessel amid surging waves as hurricane Sandy swirled toward the U.S. East Coast, the Coast Guard. — Photo by The Canadian Press
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- - October 29, 2012 at 15:22:14
“They were trying to make it around the storm.” You can't beat Mother Nature if she doesn't want to lose. Why did they chance it ??