Film star BOUNTY sinks in Hurricane Sandy; one crew member dead, captain missing

The star of the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie – the ship Bounty – has sunk off the North Carolina coast in Hurricane Sandy. One crew member is dead and the captain is missing after the ship failed to survive the storm.

­The tall ship began to die early Monday morning in the hurricane-ravaged waters off the North Carolina coast. One of the HMS Bounty’s generators failed. Water flooded everywhere. The 180-foot-long, three-masted tall ship was losing power and propulsion.

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