15 of the 16 crew members have now been found
The coast guard said 42-year-old Claudene Christian was pulled from the water but later pronounced dead
Captain Robin Walbridge, 63, is still missing at sea
The Bounty starred in Hollywood blockbusters Mutiny on the Bounty, starring Marlon Brando, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
The Canadian-made replica vessel got caught in storms near Hatteras, N.C
These pictures show the HMS Bounty moments before it sinks as rescue teams recover the body of one crew member from the sea while the ship's captain remains missing, presumed dead.
Claudene Christian, 42, was pulled from the sea last night but was unresponsive and later pronounced dead, the U.S. coastguard said.
It now means 15 of the 16 crew members of the iconic boat are accounted for - with 63-year-old captain Robin Walbridge yet to be found.
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Claudene Christian, 42, the mutineer's great-great-great-great-great-granddaughter, was found unresponsive by rescuers after being washed into the sea. Fourteen of the 16 people on board were successfully rescued by helicopter, but the captain of the ship, Robin Walbridge, 63, was missing.
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