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Old 12-04-2006, 09:12 AM
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Two cans of Rustoleum, a pry-bar; and that bridge was back in action.

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I wouldn't want to be on the bridge listening to the captain as the bridge came down.... Those big ships take miles to slow down and stop. I'm sure he saw it coming from a long way off. Also... I wouldn't be standing anywhere near as the thing caught fire.... Anyone remember the Texas City fire where a ship caught fire at a dock?.... People were asking, " What's on the ship?".... " Oh nothing dangerous... just some fertilizer..".... A few minutes later...... Ba-Boom..... And the whole town is flattened.
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Just seen this on Fox news. Its good to know us OSO ers
are ahead of the news chanels on our videos , even if it is a 5 year old video.
Ok give it up guys which of you sold it to them for gas $$ for next season ?
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At least he didn't block the side street.........
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I was thinking about this thread today and did a little more research.
The vid didn't convey the size ... geez, that ship was 730 ft!
There's more info here:
http://www.boatnerd.com/windoc/
and this link to photos is at the end of the above article:
http://www.tsb.gc.ca/en/media/photo_...054_thumbs.asp
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Hiscock managed to escape the crumpled pilothouse and run down an interior stairway.

Atleast there was no injury to vital parts!
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My uncle is a first mate and relief Capt. on the B.C Ferries.. Since the accident was not the Cap's fault and nobody was killed they nicknamed him Capt. Crunch!!!!!!!!

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I was thinking about this thread today and did a little more research.
The vid didn't convey the size ... geez, that ship was 730 ft!
There's more info here:
http://www.boatnerd.com/windoc/
and this link to photos is at the end of the above article:
http://www.tsb.gc.ca/en/media/photo_...054_thumbs.asp
Nice searchin' Thanks for the links. Those pics really help put things into perspective.
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