Chief mate John Svendsen reads a document from the evidence during a federal safety panel hearing into the sinking of the replica HMS Bounty off North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy,

 

              Chief mate John Svendsen reads a document from the evidence during a federal safety panel hearing into the sinking of the replica HMS Bounty off North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy,
Chief mate John Svendsen reads a document from the evidence during a federal safety panel hearing into the sinking of the replica HMS Bounty off North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy, 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