Coast Guard choppers rescue most of HMS Bounty crew; 2 missing

(PORTSMOUTH, Va.) — The Coast Guard has rescued at least 14 people from lifeboats after the crew of the HMS Bounty abandoned ship, Fox News reported. Two people are missing and the search continues. A pair of Jayhawk helicopters hoisted the survivors near the Outer Banks in 18-foot seas and 40 mph winds.

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By Professional Mariner Staff