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post #16 of Old 07-25-2012
casey1999
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Re: Have you ever hit a shipping container?

I look forward to your article. Hitting a container (or other large debris) especially at night is my biggest fear. It could sink your boat in seconds and at night, with little warning even deploying a life raft would be difficult. If crew were sleeping below, they may never escape.

Here is a link you may find interesting:

Deep Cargo: An Ocean Of Lost Shipping Containers | WebEcoist

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