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Old 18 March 2011, 10:56   #1
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Tragedy for Tristan da Cunha

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I think this is what you meant
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Alf Tupper came from that Island ,,or so they say .
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How the fk does somebody manage to hit something the size of Tristan when there is a whole ocean to miss it in...
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Old 18 March 2011, 22:59   #5
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How the fk does somebody manage to hit something the size of Tristan when there is a whole ocean to miss it in...
Indeed.

A goodly few endangered birds that will be in trouble....esp. northern rockhopped penguins.

Let's hope the situation can be salvaged without too much eco damage. It is a complete disgrace that oil tankers are allowed to sail anywhere near any coastline....for the what is usually the saving of small sums of money in fuel and speed.
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......."The vessel is a 75,300 tonne bulk carrier (length 225 m, beam 32m) en route from Santos in Brazil to Singapore carrying soya beans. "
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Alf Tupper came from that Island ,,or so they say .
I remember him,could weld anything to anything,ran like the wind and lived on a bag of chips.
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