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Abandon Ship: Captain’s Duties

“Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, A tale of a fateful trip That started from this tropic port, Aboard this tiny ship. The mate was mighty sailing man, The skipper brave and sure…..” For those of you who remember the TV show Gilligan’s Island, this theme was the opening of each show.  This is how I like to think of the skipper of a ship. Recent shipwrecks have left us with a much different opinion of the leader of a ship.  Most notably, the Costa Concordia in Italy and the Sewol...

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