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    Venezuela navy vessel sinks after 'ramming cruise ship’

    Venezuela navy vessel sinks after 'ramming cruise ship' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-52151951

    If you google the incident, there is a video it would appear from on board the Naval Vessel firing at and ramming the cruise ship.
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    #2
    Who would have thought it would be safer on a cruise ship than a military one firing at you!

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      #3
      I believe the cruise ship has an ice-hardened hull. No contest!

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        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RCGS_Resolute

        The ship's hull and propulsion system are strengthened for navigation in ice-covered waters according to the DNV GL ice class E4,[3] which is equivalent to the highest Finnish-Swedish ice class for merchant ships, 1A Super.
        The design requirement for ice class 1A Super is a minimum speed of 5 knots in a broken brash ice channel with a thickness of 1.0 metre (3.3 ft) in the middle and a consolidated (refrozen) ice layer of 0.1 metres (3.9 in)
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          #5
          Originally posted by Delboy, Essex View Post
          Venezuela navy vessel sinks after 'ramming cruise ship' https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-52151951

          If you google the incident, there is a video it would appear from on board the Naval Vessel firing at and ramming the cruise ship.
          Tortuga? Did they think Captain Jack Sparrow was in charge of the ship? ⚔️ ☠️ ⚔️

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            #6
            Originally posted by Lawnmowerman, Tain View Post
            Who would have thought it would be safer on a cruise ship than a military one firing at you!

            Bill
            Not so sure if that applies if it is a Royal Navy ship firing at you! We give them lots of very expensive toys and hope they know how to use them.

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              #7
              Fortunately there was no loss of life in the incident according to the Wikipedia RCGS Resolute article. The Captain of the Venezuelan Coast Guard vessel Naiguata is now in charge of the pedalos in the park in Caracas I guess.

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