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Nihil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-26-07 04:26 AM
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17. What was it doing in those conditions?
That's a cruise ship, not an icebreaker, so why is it in that much ice?

From the original reports, I thought it had been unlucky to hit a rogue
chunk of ice but, from the photo above, it would have been amazing NOT to
hit the stuff!

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  -Cruise ship sinking in Antarctic waters Bluebear  Nov-23-07 04:46 AM   #0 
  - All hands saved (BBC)  Ghost Dog   Nov-23-07 05:15 AM   #1 
  - Awesome  dubyaD40web   Nov-23-07 07:25 AM   #2 
  - Pic from the BBC  MaineDem   Nov-23-07 07:36 AM   #3 
  - Oh yeah, the old "registered in Liberia" scam  theHandpuppet   Nov-23-07 08:29 AM   #4 
  - Sounds like they hit a growler  jpak   Nov-23-07 09:48 AM   #5 
  - what the HELL were they doing in the antartic  boricua79   Nov-23-07 09:57 AM   #6 
  - probably there to see the glaciers  shanti   Nov-23-07 09:31 PM   #11 
     - While there are some left. nt  LeftyMom   Nov-23-07 09:33 PM   #12 
     - yeah  boricua79   Nov-23-07 10:19 PM   #14 
        - heh  shanti   Nov-24-07 01:25 AM   #15 
  - CBC says the six Canadians on board got off OK  TrogL   Nov-23-07 10:11 AM   #7 
  - Press release:  XemaSab   Nov-23-07 12:22 PM   #8 
  - Here's another photo -  cliss   Nov-23-07 07:16 PM   #9 
  - What was it doing in those conditions?  Nihil   Nov-26-07 04:26 AM   #17 
     - It was ice rated and double hulled.  Xithras   Nov-26-07 12:58 PM   #19 
  - All hands safe  Paul-Z   Nov-23-07 09:13 PM   #10 
  - The ship has sunk  XemaSab   Nov-23-07 10:12 PM   #13 
  - Soooo when does the DiCaprio movie come out?  Endangered Specie   Nov-24-07 01:40 AM   #16 
  - Has anything been said about it's fuel oil leaking? nt  Javaman   Nov-26-07 11:44 AM   #18 
     - No more than the thousands of other boats and ships that litter the sea floor.  Xithras   Nov-26-07 01:03 PM   #20 
        - Thanks for the info. :) nt  Javaman   Nov-26-07 01:25 PM   #21 

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