Coast Guard to Hold Formal Hearing on Sinking of Tall Ship Bounty during Superstorm Sandy

Jan 10, 2013 -- 10:22pm

A formal hearing will begin on February 12 in connection with the Tall Ship Bounty, which sank on October 29.  The Coast Guard will hold the formal hearing at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel and Waterfront Conference Center in Portsmouth, Virginia.  They will investigate the sinking, which had multiple deaths and the facts and circumstances around the incident which will help to improve the safety and operation of similar vessels.




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