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post #5 of Old 01-19-2013
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Re: US Navy ship strikes reef because of incorrect charts

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Originally Posted by PalmettoSailor View Post
Incorrectly mapped or not, I bet its a career ender for that Captain.

Sux if the map he had was incorrect but that's pretty much the way of the Military.

Even if he's absolved it will be a unoffical black mark on his record that will eventually put him behind his peers.
Exactly - that's the "honour" that military types are always on about.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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