HMS Bounty http://wunc.org en Why The HMS Bounty Sailed Into The Mouth Of Sandy http://wunc.org/post/why-hms-bounty-sailed-mouth-sandy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During </span>Superstorm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sandy, the HMS Bounty - a 180 foot, </span>three-masted<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, wooden ship - was tossed about helplessly in the middle of a raging storm. Two members of the ship's crew died, and the remaining 14 members had to be dramatically rescued by the Coast Guard. A member of the Coast Guard snapped this photograph on his phone from a helicopter that day:</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:21:35 +0000 Frank Stasio & Alex Granados 12796 at http://wunc.org Why The HMS Bounty Sailed Into The Mouth Of Sandy Search Continues For Missing Tall Ship Captain http://wunc.org/post/search-continues-missing-tall-ship-captain <p>The Coast Guard is continuing its search for the missing captain of the tall ship that sank off North Carolina's coast. The replica ship HMS Bounty went down in wind and waves stirred up by Hurricane Sandy. 63-year-old Robin Walbridge has not been seen since Monday. Searchers rescued 14 of the ship's crew. One crew member died. Petty Officer Brandyn Hill is a Coast Guard spokesman. He says they look at several factors before opting to continue a search.<br> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:25:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 4151 at http://wunc.org