Minnesotan tells tale of Hurricane Sandy, HMS Bounty

Nisswa native John Svendsen was among the crew that abandoned the ship HMS Bounty in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy churned its way up the East Coast. He and other shipmates talk about the difficult decision they had to make to leave the ship to sink in order to save their own lives. Two were lost. The rest were rescued by the Coast Guard.
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Nisswa native John Svendsen was among the crew that abandoned the ship HMS Bounty in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy churned its way up the East Coast. He and other shipmates talk about the difficult decision they had to make to leave the ship to sink in order to save their own lives. Two were lost. The rest were rescued by the Coast Guard.

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