That was his name. It's a good idea to know the name of a person, especially one missing at sea and presumed dead, if you're going to reduce their entire career and life to an inaccurate sentence or two.
Although I didn't know him as well as others, the Captain I met and interviewed in 2010 would not have endangered the crew or the vessel he loved so much. As a matter of fact I think Captain Walbridge would have taken any measure to ensure the opposite.
Your sentiments about the loss of the ship not withstanding, I hope you take something away from this exchange that will help you reconsider before pushing the, "post" button in the future.
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