Report from the HMS Bounty


“The risks have become legend, and the language for intense emotions—whether love or loss—are borrowed from the extremes of life at sea.”

The Paris Review Daily posts the story of Robin Beth Schaer, a deckhand on the HMS Bounty, the ship that sank during Hurricane Sandy.

Caroline Kangas calls both Seattle and San Francisco home (though she currently resides in the latter). She recently received a mouthful of a liberal arts degree from the University of San Francisco and can be found selling pirate supplies at 826 Valencia or wandering the streets with her diva of a french bulldog, Elle. More from this author →