Model Boat Mayhem

Mess Deck: General Section => Full Scale Ships => Topic started by: dreadnought72 on June 19, 2013, 12:03:08 am

Title: Ooops!
Post by: dreadnought72 on June 19, 2013, 12:03:08 am
(https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/7254_10201933038991554_1726461959_n.jpg)

8,000 TEU containership MOL COMFORT having a bad time.

Later:

(https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/1016101_10201933039311562_1180628802_n.jpg)

and

(https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/998326_10201933040031580_1465094977_n.jpg)

Anyone got a welding set handy?

Andy
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: essex2visuvesi on June 19, 2013, 12:09:44 am
Well that's this months Hobbyking UK stock out the delayed  :}


Have to say it's a testament to the design that both parts are still afloat
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: dreadnought72 on June 19, 2013, 12:22:27 am
...and a testament to the loading, too.

Apparently both halves are now many nm apart.

Andy
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: grendel on June 19, 2013, 06:30:43 am
Roll of duct tape anyone?
Grendel
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Number 6 on June 19, 2013, 07:14:07 am
Blimey, hope that doesn't happen to mine!
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Umi_Ryuzuki on June 19, 2013, 09:20:39 am
Well why did it break up?

...It got hit by a wave.

Got hit by a wave?

... Yeah one in a million.

 O0
(the front fell off)
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Jerry C on June 19, 2013, 09:58:57 am
Somebody said the words. It's an oldie but goldie but always funny. http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=3m5qxZm_JqM&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D3m5qxZm_JqM
Jerry.
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Tug-Kenny RIP on June 19, 2013, 10:05:44 am

The address fails so here's another setting

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3m5qxZm_JqM

cheers

Ken

Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Netleyned on June 19, 2013, 10:10:09 am
 {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)


Ned
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: F4TCT on June 19, 2013, 10:59:48 am
anyone remember the derbyshire incident?


My dad was a welder on the affected section which snaped.  {-)



Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Bryan Young on June 19, 2013, 11:29:16 am
Well that's this months Hobbyking UK stock out the delayed  :}


Have to say it's a testament to the design that both parts are still afloat
Also another testament of the wrong kind. BY.
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 19, 2013, 12:07:45 pm

http://gcaptain.com/mol-box-ship-suffers-broken-back-sinks-off-yeme/

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/merchant-vessel-mol-comfort-splits-into-two-off-mumbai-coast-crew-rescued/1130174/

http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/86913/update-2-mol-comforts-parts-still-afloat/
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Jerry C on June 19, 2013, 12:21:53 pm
anyone remember the derbyshire incident?


My dad was a welder on the affected section which snaped.  {-)

And you might want to keep that one quiet as well!
Jerry.
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: dodes on June 19, 2013, 01:13:28 pm
Who won the jackpot in getting the salvage, 2/3rds value of vessel and cargo!!
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Guy Bagley on June 19, 2013, 03:29:11 pm
read somewhere the two sections are over 20 nautical miles apart now !
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Neil on June 19, 2013, 04:34:06 pm
Blimey, hope that doesn't happen to mine!

Ahhh........but it did Dave {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) so watch those containers matey
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Neil on June 19, 2013, 04:36:47 pm
you'd think the skipper could get the back end to tow the front end home................save a lot of salvage money %% %% %% %% %% %% %% %%
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Number 6 on June 20, 2013, 07:51:08 am
Think I should have strengthened mine with steel instead of wood then?
Maiden voyage on proper lake on Sunday all being well, watch this space...

Dave.  O0
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Dannypenguin on June 28, 2013, 02:51:35 pm
The back half has now sunk and the front half is being towed toward the Arabian gulf.
 
http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/87618/mol-comforts-aft-part-sanks-in-the-arabian-sea/ (http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/87618/mol-comforts-aft-part-sanks-in-the-arabian-sea/)
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: grendel on June 28, 2013, 10:29:59 pm
ok who forgot and opened the door?
Grendel
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Umi_Ryuzuki on July 10, 2013, 08:51:02 am
Tugboat loses power as ship reaches a turn in the channel, and
the Marina takes a hit.

http://gcaptain.com/bulk-carrier-cyprus-cement/

 {:-{

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=levanger,+Norway&hl=en&ll=63.749933,11.298001&spn=0.004736,0.014935&sll=63.558338,10.92041&sspn=2.441491,7.646484&t=h&hnear=Levanger,+Nord-Trondelag,+Norway&z=16
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: imsinking on July 10, 2013, 09:32:05 am
 :police:  Worst case of 'HIT & RUN' I've ever seen  >>:-(
Bill
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: superqualicast on July 10, 2013, 11:31:00 am
Looks horrible and funny.
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Dannypenguin on July 11, 2013, 04:23:42 pm
Suppose the captain lost his no claims bonus...  O0
 
Quick update on the MOL Comfort. Front half caught fire on July 6th and sank yesterday.
 
http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/88716/burned-out-mol-comforts-fore-part-sunk/ (http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/88716/burned-out-mol-comforts-fore-part-sunk/)
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: dave301bounty on July 26, 2013, 07:57:54 pm
anyone remember the derbyshire incident?


My dad was a welder on the affected section which snaped.  {-)



  and I had a cousin was senior A B  went down .look up my name/our name in the register at St Nicks ,P Head .


Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: dodes on July 26, 2013, 08:57:02 pm
Yes I remember the tragic event, believe it was finally put down to a faulty design, a sister ship developed same problem but vessel survived.
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Snowwolflair on July 26, 2013, 09:17:33 pm
Suppose the captain lost his no claims bonus...  O0
 
Quick update on the MOL Comfort. Front half caught fire on July 6th and sank yesterday.
 
http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/88716/burned-out-mol-comforts-fore-part-sunk/ (http://worldmaritimenews.com/archives/88716/burned-out-mol-comforts-fore-part-sunk/)

 
Someone did not want that ship to get to harbour.
Title: Re: Ooops!
Post by: Sandy on July 27, 2013, 10:08:09 pm
Is this the ship that was carrying all the Tamiya models so now there are none for the U.K. for the immediate future?