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Old 05-12-2012, 20:09   #16
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There are hundreds of books on the sinking of the White Star Ship on April 15, 1912. Not all of them follow the official story line. In fact, very few of those books, do.

In the case of Bounty, speculation will also overturn facts, in the volumes of literature to come of this tragedy.

Studying the 1912 tragedy, we see operations going on in the background, before, during, and afterwards that suggest the only way to solve the missing and altered puzzle pieces of that great and intolerable event, is to follow the money. J.P. Morgan owned two ships in that area of ocean that evening. The California was dead still in the ocean, and having no cargo, in the middle of a massive coal shortage due to a strike by dock workers. Well, she was almost empty, she did set sail with 3,000 blankets.

In as many years, when the Bounty trail run cold, and profiteers escape through time, more and more will come out, to be published in obscured books no one reads.

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Wrong question. It's not whether the captain put his ship in danger. It's whether he put his crew in danger.

Yes, he was trying to save his ship. And his command. But his crew didn't seem to be a large concern.

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Re: Did the captain deliberately put Bounty in danger?

An interesting and somewhat related event was the sinking of the SV Pamir in 1957.
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Re: Did the captain deliberately put Bounty in danger?

Another article this week:
HMS BOUNTY: Many Unanswered Questions | Sail Feed

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