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  1. Lucky13

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    Just wondering, if Titanic hadn't sunk but completed her maiden voyage in 1912, would it have made any difference in todays liners etc.? She'd would like her sisters probably seen some service in WWI....
     
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    probably taken a while longer to straighten out the Emergency procedures issues..... thats for sure!
     
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    Well Olympic was her sister ship and after they raised the bulkheads and added more life boats she had a long and succesfull career.
     
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    And we wouldn't have had to endure that poxy movie!
     
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    I think she had more of an affect on today liner's by sinking. It emphasized safety precautions for sure.
     
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    Ditto.
     
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    Sure proved nothing is "unsinkable".
     
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    Funny it sometimes takes a disaster to wake people up.
     
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    True! Would they, the liners, have been even larger today, if she hadn't sunk? Thinking that, if she'd have long life, and with maybe people still thinking that she was unsinkable....
     
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