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Rescue of the Bounty : disaster and survival in Superstorm Sandy

Author: Mike Tougias; Douglas A Campbell
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"An all-new harrowing maritime tale of the sinking and rescue efforts surrounding the HMS Bounty--the actual replica used in the 1962 remake of the 1935 classic Mutiny on the Bounty--which sank during Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. On Tuesday, October 24, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge made the fateful decision to sail the HMS Bounty from New London, Connecticut, to St. Petersburg, Florida. Walbridge was well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tougias, Mike, 1955-
Rescue of the Bounty.
(DLC) 2013042684
(OCoLC)852226570
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Tougias; Douglas A Campbell
ISBN: 9781476746654 1476746656
OCLC Number: 891942305
Description: 1 online resource (x, 232 pages)
Contents: The speech --
The storm --
A voyage with purpose --
The captain --
A happy, happy crew --
Becoming Robin Walbridge --
Joshua's story --
A vigilant watch --
Keeping Bounty afloat --
A leaky boat? --
From trucks to tall ships --
an aging actor --
Past her prime, lost her prime --
Mutiny in her blood --
Alone --
Landing the unquestioned captain --
Questioning the captain --
Oh, the water --
Problems everywhere --
Unseen punches --
The dangerous hours --
A rushed and urgent call --
The first raft --
The second raft --
One small strobe all alone --
A swirling vortex --
Like we've flown back in time --
Catapulted --
Flipped like a pancake --
Running out of time --
Held by the sea --
Coast Guard investigation.
Responsibility: Michael J. Tougias and Douglas A. Campbell.

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