Coast Guard To Investigate Sinking of HMS Bounty

The agency will attempt to determine why the three-masted ship sank.

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10:15 a.m. - Rescued crew members arrive at Coast Guard Air Station in Elizabeth City, N.C. Agency reports ship is sunk, with only the masts visible.
Afternoon - Coast Guard recover Claudene Christian, 42, who is unresponsive and later declared dead at Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City. Agency ramps up search for Walbridge.
  • Thursday, November 1:
  • 8 p.m. - Coast Guard suspends search for Walbridge.
  • Friday, November 2:
  • Coast Guard announces it will conduct investigation into the HMS Bounty sinking and the resulting casualties.More News:

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