OT but you guys like this stuff.
I wonder if you noticed over the past few weeks the mounting number of
incidents involving Carnival Cruise Lines. The news helped us keep
count. First was the one that left from Texas and got towed into
Alabama. (Along with a tow rope that broke. Another thread about
chains and ropes breaking reminded me)
There there were two more with unhappy passengers and one more a day
or two ago where the ship was in drydock and it got moved by 60 mph
winds and scraped the side, front, rear, and some railings.
And each time the tv news would count and we're up to 4.
It seems everyone forgot that the Costa Concordia which sank off
Italy, including killing people (which was far more than these 4 US
incideents) was owned by Costa Crociere, a subsidiary of Carnival.
They knew this last year or I wouldn't have known it, but now no one
ever mentions it. It makes their string of bad ships or captains a