The live-stream is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Friday, Philippines time (9 p.m. Thursday, ET). It's expected to show various parts of the warship, including the bow and stern sections and the conning tower.
During World War II, the U.S. Coast Guard asked these yachtsmen and fishermen to “arm” their civilian vessels and guard the East Coast against German U-boats. The threat and the danger were high, but somehow this story has been lost to the annals of history.
Tropical Storm Andrea arrived before the official start of hurricane season. Enormous waves sank the Sean Seymour II, leaving the three men stranded in raging seas. The Coast Guard never received their call for help, and it was by chance that rescue chopper on its way to answer another mayday spotted them.
The US east coast is still recovering from the brutal assault of Hurricane Sandy, but not all the damage occurred on shore. Details have emerged of the tragedy that befell the replica of the HMS Bounty and her crew in late October as they tried to skirt the storm to head to homeport.