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The Perfect Storm Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 Summary

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Chapter 10 Summary

The "perfect storm" that took the lives of the crew of the Andrea Gail is now wreaking havoc on the towns along the coast of New England.

The wind hits October 30th at hurricane force. People cannot walk. Houses float out to sea: over one hundred are destroyed in Scituate. The Hudson River backs up to Albany; the Hudson and the Potomac both flood. Damage is estimated at over a billion and a half dollars. People are still searching for the lost diver, Rick Smith, as well as the Andrea Gail. Coast Guardsmen find the lifeboat dropped by Mioli's helicopter and one abandoned by the Tamaroa.

On October 31st, a Coast Guard plane spots Day-Glo green dye in the water, which may have been dropped by Rick Smith as a signal. The pilot thinks he sees Smith in the water. He did not see Smith - he...

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