Monday, October 29, 2012

HMS Bounty Replica apparently lost

As reported by the USCG the replica ship HMS Bounty was abandoned by its crew in Hurricane Sandy

The story as reported (so far) by Fox News:

http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2012/10/29/coast-guard-monitoring-tall-ship-in-distress-off-north-carolina-with-17-aboard/

Update - apparently 14 crew rescued, two missing, the ship apparently sank :

http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2012/10/29/coast-guard-monitoring-tall-ship-in-distress-off-north-carolina-with-17-aboard/

What is curious is that they say 17 souls were on board, yet they have only accounted for 16.

Update

Can send.email but not receive. Sat phone terrible. Between IO and Pacific sats. Every once in a while enough connectivity to send. Waiting ...