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Subject: OT - Hurricane chaser... Date: 11/14/2012 7:25 AM
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... in a movie boat?

Now it all makes sense.

http://www.globalmaritimes.com/coast+guard+to+investigate+si...

Coast Guard to investigate sinking of HMS Bounty

Captain "always took the utmost precaution with the ship and the crew:" HMS Bounty spokesperson

Nick Logan, Global News : Friday, November 02, 2012 8:44 PM

HALIFAX - The U.S. Coast Guard will investigate the sinking of HMS Bounty, during Hurricane Sandy, earlier this week.

The 54-metre, three-mast replica sank Monday morning, about 145 kilometres southeast of Hatteras, NC.

The Coast Guard rescued 14 of its crew from life rafts, but Capt. Robin Walbridge and deckhand Claudene Christian were washed further out to sea.

Coast Guard search and rescue crews recovered 42-year-old Christian's body later that day, about 13 kilometres from where the ship when down late Monday afternoon....

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News organizations have quoted Walbridge, in a video uploaded to YouTube Oct. 29, saying "we chase down hurricanes."

The interview was recorded in August and aired three days later on community television in Belfast, ME.

Walbridge told interviewer Ned Lightner, "You try to get up as close to the eye of it as you can and you stay down in the southeast quadrant and when it stops you stop. You don't want to get in front of it, you want to stay behind it. But you also get a good ride out of a hurricane."

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