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Old 17-10-2017, 05:47   #1
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Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

Coast Guard investigating capsized vessel off Florida Keys | Miami Herald

What can the hive mind here discern about this boat?

Seems odd that -- given its size -- it would go unreported and unidentified for so long.
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Old 17-10-2017, 06:01   #2
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Re: Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

Very odd indeed.
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Re: Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

Well, that is peculiar.
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Re: Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

It might be part of the remains of the boat that capsized off Puerto Rico during the hurricane. If you scroll down there is a photograph of the hull

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British man dies as Royal Navy helicopter rescues wife and children from capsized ship near Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
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It might be part of the remains of the boat that capsized off Puerto Rico during the hurricane. If you scroll down there is a photograph of the hull

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British man dies as Royal Navy helicopter rescues wife and children from capsized ship near Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
The image from the OP shows 5 blades props. The image in the video in your link shows 4 blade props.
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Re: Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

I wonder, was this part of a cut up hull that was washed out to sea during one of the recent hurricanes?
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Re: Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

Someone will need to board it and get more information. Those props will be worth salvaging.
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Re: Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

Well, that looks pretty darn big and those are very expensive props so I doubt it was something that was scrapped without removing that stuff.
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Coast Guard investigating capsized vessel off Florida Keys | Miami Herald

What can the hive mind here discern about this boat?

Seems odd that -- given its size -- it would go unreported and unidentified for so long.
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Old 17-10-2017, 11:49   #11
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Re: Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

It would help if they could have reported something really simple and useful to know, such as is the hull steel, fibreglass etc...
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The sealed bails are what's keeping it afloat !
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Re: Mystery Capsized Hull Floating Off Florida Keys

I'm only in Australia, but at this end of the Pacific, and with this many props and blades... it can only likely mean one thing. I trust that local knowledge may be better and closer to the source of local contraband running storm risks on the "off chance" for a fast delivery. Cheers all CF. A.
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