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post #19 of Old 09-03-2008
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Originally Posted by pegasus1457 View Post
Does the radar paint an image of a 3/4 submerged container? I understand that some 10,000 of them (yes!) are lost from container ships each year.
And I bet they drift well away from the shipping lanes.

If you collide with a ship there is at last a chance that someone on the ship notices, but with a container .... it's adios, baby
Yeah, well. A life without risk is a life not worth living. You can hit a container wide awake or fast asleep. Or maybe aliens will pluck you right out of the sea, who's gonna know?


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