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Old 07-03-2016, 04:33   #61
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Re: Some People Should Not Be Permitted To Own A Boat

Originally Posted by Cadence View Post
A good example of people standing up to a chore, are those keeping the Liberty ship the SS John W Brown alive and steaming.
And the Lane Victory...
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And all the other dedicated folk keeping historic vessels from the scrap yard...

Originally Posted by Lepke View Post
Several years ago, A Russian air transport was transporting dairy cattle from Washington State to Russia. While over Japanese waters, a cow went crazy and couldn't be contained. As a last resort, a side door was opened and the cow went out at high altitude. As luck would have it, it landed on a Japanese fishing boat, sinking it. It landed the captain in the nut house because the local coast guard didn't believe "a cow falling from the sky" was the cause of the sinking. Later after the plane landed and reported, the captain was freed. International insurance claims would have been interesting to see.
This is my new favorite story!

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair...

Mai Tai's fix everything...
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