Hurricane Sandy claims HMS Bounty

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Hurricane Sandy claims HMS Bounty

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The ship was built for the 1962 film version of "Mutiny on the Bounty," starring Marlon Brando, and appeared in the 2006 blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/29/us/sa ... index.html
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Sad to say, but two lives have been lost--the captain and Claudene Christian, a descendent of Fletcher Christian.

Their shoulders held the sky suspended;
They stood and Earth's foundations stay;
What God abandoned these defended;
And saved the sum of things for pay.
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yes, I read that in the news. :(

I thought the ship was actually larger, but I just checked stats and it was just 215 tons. It was apparently hit by a giant wave.
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José M. Rico wrote:The ship was built for the 1962 film version of "Mutiny on the Bounty," starring Marlon Brando, and appeared in the 2006 blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest."
So this isn't the actual ship commanded by William Bligh?
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