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Old 14 January 2012, 05:00   #1
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Sunk costa

Was always going to happen to one of these giants.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16558910
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Old 14 January 2012, 09:02   #2
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Any shipwrecked vessel is a sight, but to see one of those proportions canted over like that is quite something.
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Old 14 January 2012, 11:09   #3
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BBC site says it hit a sandbar ! judging by the damage to the hull and the proximity to a rocky shore I would definitely say it hit rocks!
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BBC site says it hit a sandbar ! judging by the damage to the hull and the proximity to a rocky shore I would definitely say it hit rocks!
Take a look at these images! the size of rock attached to the ripped hole on sixth image
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ike-scene.html
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Good size rock that, 4 miles off course isn't bad going.
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seems that things have not improved since the Titanic-at least that sank whilst still the right way up. Deeper water and this thing would have been over and down, and in colder remote waters the outcome would have been similar that of a century ago.
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the outcome would have been similar that of a century ago.
Try as I might to think about the causes or failures involved in this disaster, I can only think about what it must have been like for the people onboard.

There will be interesting reading in the months ahead, but right now, I just hope that the crew quarters weren't where that hole is....

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Old 14 January 2012, 18:39   #8
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seems to be proof that those floating blocks of flats not only look top heavy but are top heavy - or at least a teaspoon of water taken in makes then so!
Admittedly with a gash like that was more than a teaspoon of water.
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seems that things have not improved since the Titanic-at least that sank whilst still the right way up. Deeper water and this thing would have been over and down, and in colder remote waters the outcome would have been similar that of a century ago.
very true, it would have just turned turtle with everyone aboard!
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Tragic as it is what with be the future of the ship now do you recon
Abandon to the sea
Salvage
Or scrap
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