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Could stricken boat have handled an evacuation at sea?

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AFTER SEVERAL days of watching the explanations for the trials aboard the cruise ship, the inability of authorities to airlift food to the vessel, and the more than four-hour debarkation procedure at the destination port, I am concerned about what would have happened to the 4,000 souls aboard if a major fire had required abandoning the vessel at sea.

William Kaden


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