It Meant to Kill Us

A rogue wind swallows a tall ship racing off Bermuda

He scratched the name Christopher in yellow chalk on the pavement at Bermuda's Royal Navy base. In red, next to this makeshift memorial, he wrote "Marques." A single yellow rose was placed beside the young boy's name and a bouquet of red and white carnations by that of the ship. Only then did Polish Captain Jan Sauer talk about how he and his schooner Zawisza Czarny rescued the survivors of the ill-fated Marques, the stately square-rigger that sank near Bermuda last week killing 17...

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