Re: Freedom Ship

From: John M Grigg (
Date: Sun Aug 13 2000 - 19:41:39 MDT

Greg Burch wrote:
I've expressed my severe reservations about this project before. Nothing this big has ever been built before & the cost boggles the mind. The thing just doesn't look like it could possibly be strong enough to keep from breaking its back from wave action and the "high rise" hull looks like a great big wave-catcher....

I wonder if this could be the 21st century equivalent of the Titanic? In ten years will we read of it sinking with thousands drowned? I would think with what we know of nautical engineering and computer simulation there would not be a tragic design mistake made with this ship/barge. But still.....


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