Memorial voyage

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  1. Colin1

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    That's cool. Bring an extra life-jacket, though.
     
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    Why not?

    Ships take this route all the time.
     
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    Yep. And navigation/iceberg-avoidance has come a long way since then. Seriously....this is a cool idea.
     
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    ...and back then, Titanic was unsinkable
    Seriously, I wasn't being that serious, it will likely be a flawless and memorable trip; I'm not sure that I personally would be so keen to poke fate and history in the eye with a sharp stick though. :)
     
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    At least it looks like they are trying to honor the lives lost by the sinking.
    It's not a cruise I would take though.


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    Well, this does sound pretty interesting. It is a great way to remember the sinking.
    Although, just before it sails, I can see some yahoo holding onto the ropes as it casts off, yelling at the top of his lungs that the ship is fated to sink. Just my though, though.
     
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    Unlikely, sea traveling has come a long way since 1912.
     
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    My first thought was "that's cool". My second thought was "dang, what a propaganda coup for some psycho with a suicide vest and a cargo hold strategically dotted with smuggled explosives." I think the "cool, paying tribute and honoring the memories of those who died and unwittingly helped make advances in maritime safety" wins, though.
     
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