02/14/14 7:00am
02/14/2014 7:00 AM

The 180-foot Bounty in an undated photo. (Courtesy photo)

Four days before the sailing ship Bounty sank off the coast of North Carolina, longtime captain Robin Walbridge called a meeting of his crew members in port in New London, Conn.

Some aboard the vessel were concerned.

Mr. Walbridge planned to sail the wooden ship to St. Petersburg, Fla., for a scheduled event on Nov. 10, despite forecasts that a powerful storm called Sandy was moving up the East Coast. (more…)