Gee, ya think?February 1, 2016February 1, 2016 Tim WorstallCurrent Affairs20 Comments Officials believe its cargo may have shifted in heavy seas, causing it to list heavily to one side. previousIt’s such a damning condemnation, isn’t it?nextDon’t go near any gas stations Donald 20 thoughts on “Gee, ya think?” Mr Ecks February 1, 2016 at 10:54 am The captain was tasked with dumping the Clinton’s consciences into the Pacific depths but the ship was just dragged too far left. bilbaoboy February 1, 2016 at 10:58 am Nah, it’s just taking a corner a bit too fast! So Much For Subtlety February 1, 2016 at 11:10 am They told the Old Age pensioners taking their first cruise that the first buffet on the left had opened. Actually it looks like it hit a sand bar Arnald February 1, 2016 at 11:22 am Or it’s going very, very fast round a bend. Arnald February 1, 2016 at 11:23 am damn it I didn’t read bilbao’s post! still a good one though. Chris Miller February 1, 2016 at 12:47 pm The 10,500 dwt Modern Express is a roll-on/roll-off pure car and truck carrier (RORO-PCTC), so why was it carrying a load of “3,600 tons of wood and construction equipment”? http://gcaptain.com/listing-car-carrier-modern-express-abandoned-in-bay-of-biscay/ Is it equipped to secure such a load correctly? perhaps not! Grikath February 1, 2016 at 1:22 pm “The extreme incline of the ship as well as the difficult sea conditions had so far prevented teams from boarding ” With that list you’d have difficulty boarding if it was in a drydock.. Now there’s a challenge for a freestyle climber if I ever saw one… Bloke In Italy February 1, 2016 at 1:27 pm They hired an Italian captain, on the cheap. Tim Newman February 1, 2016 at 1:33 pm “I knew we shouldn’t have rented that spare cabin to Diane Abbot!” Liberal Yank February 1, 2016 at 1:35 pm I hate to rain on the left bashing but that shot is from the bow of the ship. That means it is listing to starboard or right for the landlubbers. Sadly the French* locals will be to busy retreating from the invader to notice. * Are French military joke accepted here? If not sorry but they’re such an easy target. Arnald February 1, 2016 at 1:50 pm Guernsey’s got a load of that wood washing up on the coast. Free to take. Tim Worstall February 1, 2016 at 2:09 pm Mandatory dear boy, mandatory. Bernie G. February 1, 2016 at 2:17 pm Tow wire reconnected at 10:30hrs this morning…fingers crossed. Dennis the Peasant February 1, 2016 at 2:27 pm Guernsey’s got a load of that wood washing up on the coast. Free to take. That give you a hobby, doesn’t it? Robert February 1, 2016 at 2:46 pm I think Tim Newman wins the thread. Dennis the Peasant February 1, 2016 at 3:03 pm “I knew we shouldn’t have rented that spare cabin to Diane Abbot!” Nobody can accuse Jeremy Corbyn of failing to think big – either personally or politically – that’s for sure. Arnald February 1, 2016 at 7:05 pm “That give you a hobby, doesn’t it?” huh? johnny bonk February 1, 2016 at 8:19 pm @liberal yank Are French military joke accepted here? oh yes. Grikath February 1, 2016 at 10:37 pm Arnald, I think he’s trying to take a dig at the traditional practice of beachcombing. Bloke in Costa Rica February 2, 2016 at 4:34 am LY: it’s a ro-ro. Doesn’t have a front and a back. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.