WTF?? 4700-ton cargo ship just disappears?

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  1. MaggieMae
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    Stuff like this scares me more than wars and deficits because it defies all known possibility.

    PARIS, Aug. 13 -- The Arctic Sea, a 4,700-ton cargo ship registered in Malta, owned by Russians and crewed by 15 Siberian sailors, dropped off the map shortly after it cleared the English Channel and nosed into the broad Atlantic.

    That was two weeks ago.

    Europe's governments, maritime authorities and navies have since been wondering how a ship equipped with modern navigation devices, a tracking beacon and radio communications could have disappeared so suddenly and remained out of touch so long in one of the world's busiest and most monitored shipping lanes.

    Read story here:
    washingtonpost.com
     
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    i think they found this ship at cape verde
     
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    I think the rapture came and went, taking 15 people on a single boat.

    Sorry evengelicals.
     
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    I'd be looking for David Copperfield.
     
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    I'm thinking the Mother Ship.
     
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    Rogue wave. The Munchen a far larger ship than that went down with all hands sometime back at little North of there. They got time for one quick distress call. Go to Dioscovery channel and check out killer waves.
     
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    I did happen to catch that. Scary stuff. As I recall they couldn't figure out exactly what caused them either.
     
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    an artic sea bermuda triangle?
     
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    It's global warming. has to be.
     
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    i hear George Bush was in the area....just sayin...
     
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