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rmaddock

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Glad I've never fancied a cruise!
« on: March 31, 2012, 12:40:09 PM »

Again?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17571134

To break one cruise liner is unfortunate. To break two in careless. But three?
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Colin Bishop

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Re: Glad I've never fancied a cruise!
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2012, 01:10:08 PM »

It's not an epidemic, just that these things are now flavour of the month and getting reported more often. Ships are always breaking down, just like their model counterparts.

At least when the engines stop the ship just sits there, whereas if you are on a plane.... :o

Colin
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lilgoth

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Re: Glad I've never fancied a cruise!
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2012, 02:12:37 PM »

4...there was a collision between a ferry and a cargo ship in belast not long ago...
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Re: Glad I've never fancied a cruise!
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2012, 06:30:01 PM »

At least when the engines stop the ship just sits there, whereas if you are on a plane.... You could be up there all night!!

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Re: Glad I've never fancied a cruise!
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2012, 06:41:27 PM »

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Re: Glad I've never fancied a cruise!
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2012, 07:54:58 PM »

Better not watch watch this on Channel 4 then. Sunday 1/4/12 20:00

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/disasters-at-sea-why-ships-sink
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