Fan Rescued from Storm

West Coast fan Doug Faunt, who was serving on the crew of the HMS Bounty was rescued by the US Coast Guard on October 29 after the ship was caught by Hurricane Sandy. The HMS Bounty is a replica of Captain Blight’s vessel built for the 1962 feature film Mutiny on the Bounty. It has been used in other films as well and Faunt and a crew of fifteen others were trying to sail the ship around the storm to safe harbor when they were caught 100 miles off Cape Hatteras. Two One members of the crew has not been rescued.

ETA: Only one crew member, the Captain, is missing. One crew member, Claudene Christian, died after her rescue. She claimed descent from lead Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian.

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