Danger at sea

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  1. Manie B
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    Lots of ugly things floating out there - be careful

    http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Hazardous-containers-adrift-near-PE-20120717
    for the full article
     

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  3. Frosty

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    Im going to stay home and put my head under the pillow.
     
  4. Silver Raven
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    In the bed next to you - under the other pillow is another - hiding yachtie- me.

    Don't know how far the cylinder traveled - - but the 'big' pontoon made its way from Jaopan to Orgeon State, west coast USA & no one hit it WOW !

    The greatest danger - is not how big these obstacles are - but how far they stick-up above the water - - not much - if the truth is known & there are over 200,000 contianers - floating around - out there - somewhere as well. Now that's bloody frightening. More pillows - please - some loud music & dancing girls - please ! ! !

    So under 4 kts - with an expendable collision bow - then some real caution & some - good luck or Gawd-luck - whatever is your bent. Ciao, james
     
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    It might be worth fitting Sonar. ;)
     
  7. bntii
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    "If this crossed the Pacific Ocean and it's this big, that means that just about anything of our worst nightmares could cross the Pacific Ocean. So we're kind of frightened of what's to come," he told the broadcaster."


    Who knows whats to come indeed.....


    [​IMG]
     
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    Looks like it would marry well with garlic, onions, potatoes, some salt and pepper. Would take some time to cook to a right point, but would make a delicious meal for quite a number of people... Oh yeah, forgot the most important thing - goes with red wine, I'd say. ;)
     
  9. Frosty

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    Cute looking critter. Has he an aquatic parrot on his shoulder?
     
  10. SamSam
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    So sorry, the above photo is fake. Despite the low blow by Godzilla with his Atomic Breath, King Kong has killed Godzilla numerous times. Godzilla would only be on the beach as a rotten carcass.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Frosty

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    Wow is this the stuff they show at the movies these day--I gotta get out more.

    -Where do they keep this animal when not filming.
     
  12. lewisboats
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    Hmmm...some chestnuts getting nuked there... What goes with Gr-Ape Nuts?
     
  13. bntii
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    He used to be in this big cage at a waterside theme part in Japan.
    Gone missing during the Tsunami......
     
  14. Frosty

    Frosty Previous Member

    Jesus,-- it could be anywhere and I think we are pretty close to japan. Better bring the cat in.
     

  15. Earl Boebert
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    Earl Boebert Senior Member

    Rest easy :)

    Cheers,

    Earl
     

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