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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 May 2018 9:28 p.m. PST

"In my recent blog about the loss of the steamer SS Utopia in Gibraltar harbour in 1891 (click here if you missed it) I commented on the fact that for almost a century insufficient provision of lifeboats a major factor in marine tragedies. Only the Titanic loss in 1912 was to evoke a sufficient measure of outrage for the problem to be finally addressed, even if the rules are not always enforced today. The spectacular loss of the SS Arctic in 1854, some 60 years before the Titanic was one of the maritime disasters that should have led to much earlier reform and to the saving of countless lives. But it didn't….."


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Armand

Choctaw11 May 2018 8:13 a.m. PST

Slow learners.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 May 2018 10:34 a.m. PST

(smile)

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Armand

Maxshadow11 May 2018 5:15 p.m. PST

Thanks Tango. Very interesting read. What a bunch of blagards!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2018 11:03 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)

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Armand

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