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Comment Re:Basic seamanship (Score 1) 236

Not much of a sailor on the cruiser. According to TFA he saw the sub 100-200 yds ahead and ordered "all back". Should have been hard a port or starboard

If he saw the sail of the sub 100-200 yds ahead then the submerged stern of the submarine was 40-140 yds ahead. There wasn't enough time to turn.

Comment Re:I don't understand how this is possible (Score 1) 228

Haven't you seen Fight Club? If the cost of settling lawsuits is less than than the cost of issuing the recall then you didn't issue the recall. There is a continuum, at some point the cost of lowering the risk of a catastrophic failure becomes more than the cost of the catastrophic failure.

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