These photos, just released by the U.S. Coast Guard, show the 180-foot tall ship, HMS Bounty, as it sank today in the Atlantic Ocean during Hurricane Sandy approximately 90 miles southeast of Hatteras, N.C..

Of the 16-person crew, the Coast Guard rescued 14, recovered a woman and is searching for the captain of the vessel.

gCaptain’s Coverage:

Above photos by U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tim Kuklewski.

Below, rescued crewmembers from the sunken HMS Bounty arrive Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. on Monday, October 29, 2012.

US Coast Guard Photo

US Coast Guard Photo

US Coast Guard Photo

The Coast Guard’s search area for the HMS Bounty is shown, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. Coast Guard cutters and aircraft are searching for the missing captain of the vessel. U.S. Coast Guard photo

 

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