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The HMS Bounty as the tall ship sank Monday off the coast of North Carolina.
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November 2, 2012 In August, Capt. Robin Walbridge talked with a Maine video journalist about how the HMS Bounty could handle rough seas. Monday, the ship sank off the coast of North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy roared through. Walbridge is missing. One crew member is dead. Fourteen were rescued.
A screen grab from video of the Coast Guard's rescue operation that saved 14 sailors from the HMS Bounty on Monday.
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October 30, 2012 '"It was like swimming in a washing machine," Coast Guard rescue swimmer Daniel Todd says of the effort it took to get to the crew and their life boat. One other crew member died. The ship's captain is missing. The HMS Bounty had been used in many movies.
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