Like all lessons of life, the old lessons fade into history. The next generation forgets the hard won knowledge. This morning we awakened to learn that the captain of a Liberian cruise ship called “Explorer,” or now “Titanic II,” had forgotten the old lessons. While cruising in Antarctic waters among icebergs he steamed his ship fast and straight, CRASH! Dumb as a post. Maybe the former captain can get a new job as a blue gun thug.
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Unlike the original Titanic I, the Titanic II had enough lifeboats and more modern communications and so did other ships in the area. All passengers were rescued after spending several hours in lifeboats.