The story behind the HMS Bounty, the ship sunk by Hurricane Sandy off North Carolina coast

By The Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 6:47 EDT
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The crew of the HMS Bounty was forced to abandon ship by the hurricane (AFP_File, Jeff Haynes)
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The story behind the HMS Bounty, sunk by Sandy off N.C. coast (+video)

Hurricane Sandy has already claimed a well-known victim, as the massive storm has sunk the tall ship HMS Bounty off the coast of North Carolina. Two US Coast Guard helicopters rescued 14 of the ship’s 16 crew members early Monday morning. The Coast Guard is still searching for the two missing crew…

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