Comments for: Coast Guard finds ill-fated ship Bounty avoided tighter safety standards, repair warnings by Maine shipyard

Posted June 13, 2014, at 6:01 a.m.
Last modified June 13, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine — A new investigation into the 2012 sinking of the famed tall ship Bounty released Thursday by the U.S. Coast Guard found that ship operators avoided tighter safety requirements by choosing to classify it as a “recreational” vessel instead of a “small passenger” or “training” ship. The …

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