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dreadnought72

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Ooops!
« on: June 19, 2013, 12:03:08 am »



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

Later:



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Anyone got a welding set handy?

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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #1 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
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2013, 12:22:27 am »

...and a testament to the loading, too.

Apparently both halves are now many nm apart.

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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2013, 06:30:43 am »

Roll of duct tape anyone?
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2013, 07:14:07 am »

Blimey, hope that doesn't happen to mine!
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #5 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.

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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #6 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
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #7 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

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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2013, 10:10:09 am »

 {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)


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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2013, 10:59:48 am »

anyone remember the derbyshire incident?


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



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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #10 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.
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #12 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!
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2013, 01:13:28 pm »

Who won the jackpot in getting the salvage, 2/3rds value of vessel and cargo!!
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2013, 03:29:11 pm »

read somewhere the two sections are over 20 nautical miles apart now !
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #15 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
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #16 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 %% %% %% %% %% %% %% %%
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #17 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
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #18 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/
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #19 on: June 28, 2013, 10:29:59 pm »

ok who forgot and opened the door?
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2013, 09:32:05 am »

 :police:  Worst case of 'HIT & RUN' I've ever seen  >>:-(
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2013, 11:31:00 am »

Looks horrible and funny.
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #23 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.
 
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Re: Ooops!
« Reply #24 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 .


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