Crew Member of the H.M.S Bounty Replica Found Dead and Captain Still Missing

Updated 2 years ago

Coast Guard crews are still searching for the Captain of the H.M.S Bounty replica…after it sank in rough seas off the north carolina coast.The Coast Guard hoisted 14 crew members out of the water Monday. A 15th person on board was found in another search, but the 42- year old woman was later pronounced dead. Authorities say a giant wave tossed the Captain and deceased crew member into the water as they were abandoning ship. The H.M.S Bounty replica was docked at the public landing in Belfast in August, and in Eastport in September.It was built in 1960 for the Marlon Brando film, Mutiny on the Bounty.Since then it has starred in other movies including Treasure Island, Yellowbeard, and Pirates of the Caribbean.the bounty sank shortly after the rescue.


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