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Old 09-04-2008
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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
Unless you have a full moon and glass seas, someone on watch won't see it either
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