Originally Posted by smurphny
The corporate mentality and culture that worships profit at all costs is ok when dealing in electronic gizmos, probably NOT when dealing in the safety of crews.
In this case it is just as likely if not more likely that the corporate error if any was not one of profit at all cost but one of romantic yearning to keep a beautiful ship alive at any cost.
The lose of life is a high price to pay for either profits or romanticism.
The chances of the owner being able to take any cash out of an enterprise like this is low. If it is self sustaining it is lucky.