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HMS Bounty

HMS Bounty (Coast Guard/Getty Images)

NTSB: Ship That Sank During Superstorm Sandy Shouldn’t Have Left Connecticut

The captain of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina in Superstorm Sandy after leaving from Connecticut made a reckless decision to sail the HMS Bounty into the hurricane’s well-forecast path, the National Transportation Safety Board reported Monday.

02/11/2014

HMS Bounty (Coast Guard/Getty Images)

Days After Leaving New London, Tall Ship “Bounty” Founders, Sinks

The vessel left Connecticut on Thursday with a crew of 11 men and five women, ranging in age from 20 to 66. Everyone aboard knew the journey could be treacherous.

10/30/2012