2 injured in Dana Point in mock sea battle with real ammunition


Part of a Dana Point festival, the tall ships were in town to celebrate America's maritime history.

The festival included the ships firing blanks from cannons at each other, but somehow The Amazing Grace, a tall ship based in Gig Harbor, Wash., fired real buckshot at the vessel Bill of Rights.

The women onboard, identified as Bill of Rights deckhand Donna Reed and volunteer Laura Huber, were struck with multiple pellets and left with minor injuries. It's not clear how the buckshot ended up getting loaded into the cannon.

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