St. Augustine man 1 of 14 rescued from sunken ship

Published On: Oct 29 2012 04:04:45 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 29 2012 04:06:15 PM EDT

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The HMS Bounty, featured in films like Mutiny on the Bounty and Pirates of the Caribbean, pulls into the Mantanzas Bay at a previous stop in St. Augustine.


A St. Augustine man was one of 14 people rescued Monday morning from the HMS Bounty.

Hurricane Sandy caused the ship to sink about 90 miles off the coast of North Carolina.

When the crew abandoned the ship, three people washed overboard, but only one made it to a life raft.

The U.S. Coast Guard was still looking for the two missing crew members.

John Jones, 28, is the St. Augustine man who was on the ship.

He's OK.

Jones' father is headed to North Carolina to bring his son home.


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