Elizabeth City, NC - The Coast Guardsmen who rescued the HMS Bounty Crew during Hurricane Sandy will be honored this week.
Thursday the American Red Cross is honoring the Coast Guard Air Station in Elizabeth City with a victory celebration.
The ship was off the coast of Cape Hatteras when it sank during the storm in October.
The Coast Guard rescued 14 crewmembers another crewmember's body was found, but they never found the ship's captain.
After the Coast Guard rescued the Bounty crew they flew them back to Elizabeth City for treatment.
In February, the Coast Guard held a hearing on the events leading up to the HMS Bounty’s sinking.
Crew members testified that the ship was sailing with faulty bilge pumps and without a clear idea of how big Hurricane Sandy was or where it was going.