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Bounty rescue during Superstorm Sandy highlights courage of Coast Guard

On Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Coast Guard rescued 14 of the 16 crew who abandoned the HMS Bounty while in the path of Hurricane Sandy off North Carolina. 

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Oct. 29, 2012: The HMS Bounty, a 180-foot sailboat, is shown submerged in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Sandy approximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina in this U.S. Coast Guard handout picture.

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Oct. 29, 2012: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard is lowered to a life raft in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 90 miles (144 kms) southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina.

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Oct. 29, 2012: A crewman of the replica tall ship HMS Bounty is lifted from the water by a member of the U.S. Coast Guard in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina.

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Oct. 29, 2012: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard is lowered to a life raft in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 14 of the 16 crew who abandoned the HMS Bounty while in the path of Hurricane Sandy off North Carolina, using helicopters to lift them from life rafts, the Coast Guard said.
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Oct. 29, 2012: The crew of the replica tall ship HMS Bounty is aided by the U.S. Coast Guard after being rescued from the Atlantic Ocean, at the Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

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Oct. 29, 2012: Members of the Coast Guard assist one of the sailors from the tall ship Bounty to the runway at the Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

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Bounty rescue during Superstorm Sandy highlights courage of Coast Guard

On Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Coast Guard rescued 14 of the 16 crew who abandoned the HMS Bounty while in the path of Hurricane Sandy off North Carolina. 

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