Originally Posted by M ELEY
... Hard to imagine captains who chose to go down with the ship...
Yeah, this is one of such issues !
Does it have to do with old time values?
... I mean, would captains do the same today?
At same time, were they expected to do that in the old days? A sort of "compulsive expectation", i mean.
As i don't think anybody would expect them to do that at present