Sandy sinks the HMS Bounty

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F/V Sophia Rose

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You cant just haul 180ft wooden ship on shore when a storm comes. The guy ran this boat for a long time and im sure this aint his first hurricane he must of felt that running around the backside of it would of been the best course of action.
 

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Running around the back side of a storm stretching 2000 + miles in a very slow , not very seaworthy boat:confused:
 

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No way an insurance job. She was just on the hard in Boothbay receiving new fuel tanks and other repairs. Do you replace fuel tanks before you intentionally sink your boat?

The Captain is among the missing. I knew him personally and my prayers are with him and his family.
Lets suspend judgement till we know the facts. How does anyone know the boat wasnt seaworthy?


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I'd say there's a good chance the Gulf Stream put that rig through the wringer before she went down. It's one thing to take on those seas with no current but storm force against 3 or 4 knots of tide is nothing to play with.
 
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