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      09-27-2021, 05:59 PM   #40
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Originally Posted by M5Rick View Post
Secondary factors were that the ship was proceeding too fast at 22 knots (26mph) and no one on watch had binoculars which would have given enough early warning time but they were locked away in a small cabinet with no key and no one thought of breaking it open.
That and the mirage which was likely cloaking anything the ship was headed towards.

Maybe they should have sailed directly at the berg and hit it square on? Would have damaged fewer compartments that way...

I agree though that it probably had shell oil instead of liqui moly, and that's almost certainly what caused the catastrophic failure of the hull
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