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Old 11-24-2007, 07:08 AM
shelby shelby is offline
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I read today that the ship had several citations , one was for a watertight door that didn't work. So it is possible they were either underplaying it for the media or it took on a lot more water thaan it should have.

I think it is a tad ironic though that the passengers were obviously environmentally aware- since that was the whole point of the trip.. and they instead ended up being on a ship responsible for a 180m oil slick.
At least everyone is ok.

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