Chief mate of the HMS Bounty John Svendsen, answers a question after pointing out where the Bounty was taking on water at ta federal safety panel hearing on the sinking of the ship on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Portsmouth, Va. A federal safety panel began hearing testimony Tuesday in Virginia to examine what led to the sinking. Sixteen people were aboard the ship when it sank. Crew member Claudene Christian, 42, died, and Capt. Robin Walbridge, 63, was never found. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, The' N. Pham) MAGS OUT

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Chief mate of the HMS Bounty John Svendsen, answers a question after pointing out where the Bounty was taking on water at ta federal safety panel hearing on the sinking of the ship on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Portsmouth, Va. A federal safety panel began hearing testimony Tuesday in Virginia to examine what led to the sinking. Sixteen people were aboard the ship when it sank. Crew member Claudene Christian, 42, died, and Capt. Robin Walbridge, 63, was never found. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, The' N. Pham) MAGS OUT
Chief mate of the HMS Bounty John Svendsen, answers a question after pointing out where the Bounty was taking on water at ta federal safety panel hearing on the sinking of the ship on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Portsmouth, Va. A federal safety panel began hearing testimony Tuesday in Virginia to examine what led to the sinking. Sixteen people were aboard the ship when it sank. Crew member Claudene Christian, 42, died, and Capt. Robin Walbridge, 63, was never found. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, The' N. Pham) MAGS OUT
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