Coast Guard report faults captain, owner for poor judgment, condition of Bounty before sinking

  • by: EMERY P. DALESIO , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 12, 2014 - 5:15 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. — The main reason a replica 18th century ship sank during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 was because the captain and management of the HMS Bounty made a bad decision to sail into the storm, a U.S. Coast Guard report said Thursday, echoing the conclusions of other federal investigators before them.

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