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HMS Bounty

In this handout image supplied by the US Coast Guard, The HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, is submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tim Kuklewski/ /U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Panel To Look At Tall Ship’s Sinking During Sandy

More than a week before Hurricane Sandy became a superstorm that would zero in on New York and New Jersey, while it was just a tropical depression bouncing around the Caribbean, the captain of the tall ship Picton Castle decided to play it safe and stay home.

02/09/2013

File photo of the HMS Bounty.  (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricane Claims Famous Tall Ship Off N.C. Coast

The final hours of the HMS Bounty were as dramatic as the Hollywood adventure films she starred in, with the crew abandoning ship in life rafts as their stately craft slowly went down in the immense waves churned up by Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina coast.

10/29/2012

The "HMS Bounty" sails past the Chicago skyline on July 30, 2003 as the city of Chicago hosts the largest "Tall Ship" festival ever in the Great Lakes. (credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Missing, 14 Rescued After Crew Abandons Replica Ship Caught In Sandy

A replica tall ship caught in Hurricane Sandy’s wrath began taking on water, forcing the crew to abandon the boat in rough seas off the North Carolina coast. The Coast Guard rescued 14 crew members by helicopter Monday but two people were still missing.

10/29/2012