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3 lost, 2 critical in container ship incident - Long Tau river, Vietnam

Discussion in 'Accidents and Incidents' started by DandyDon, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. DandyDon

    DandyDon Old men ought to be explorers ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
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    Salvage tragedy: 3 divers under collapsed container, missing; 2 in coma
     
  2. Shasta_man

    Shasta_man Loggerhead Turtle

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    The reach of @DandyDon is getting pretty long. :)
     
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  3. DandyDon

    DandyDon Old men ought to be explorers ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: One kilometer high on the Texas High Plains
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    Diving around unstable containers the size of a semi-truck on a new shipwreck in river current would be about the scariest to me.
     
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  4. BlueTrin

    BlueTrin DIR Practitioner

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    That seems to be indeed a bit of a risky operation
     
  5. Diver below 83

    Diver below 83 Regular of the Pub

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    That’s an understatement
     
  6. kafkaland

    kafkaland Manta Ray

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    Seem like a combination of a game of Mikado pick-up sticks and Russian roulette to me. Nothing I’m eager to try anytime soon.
     

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