new titanic

#6
"The liner will be equipped with advanced technologies, including the latest life-saving and communications systems to meet the requirements of modern navigation," Jinling Shipyards spokesman Li Wenbao told the China Daily newspaper.
hardly an exact replica then is it?
 

Grumblegrunt

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#7
titanic is tiny compared to the modern carnival floating septic tanks though isn't it?
 
#8
titanic is tiny compared to the modern carnival floating septic tanks though isn't it?
Not really, it can accommodate 2400 passengers, which is in the bracket of the larger modern cruise liners.
 
#9
Not really, it can accommodate 2400 passengers, which is in the bracket of the larger modern cruise liners.
A lot of the original passengers had to share the decks normally reserved for the ships rats
 

Grumblegrunt

LE
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#10
4000 odd plus crew on that one in the news last week IIRC
 
#16
A lot of the original passengers had to share the decks normally reserved for the ships rats
In which case, if it's an exct replica, the same size and with the same amount of decks, the same amount of rooms and the same amount of passengers and crew, some folk are going to be paying a fair amount of cash to sail the Atlantic in accomodation normally reserved for rats.
 
#19
In which case, if it's an exct replica, the same size and with the same amount of decks, the same amount of rooms and the same amount of passengers and crew, some folk are going to be paying a fair amount of cash to sail the Atlantic in accomodation normally reserved for rats.
Do you reckon it will have coal fired steam engines and a crew of sweaty Irishmen to shovel the coal into the furnaces?
 

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