52 passengers trapped in Antarctica r...

52 passengers trapped in Antarctica rescued

There are 24 comments on the News Times story from Jan 2, 2014, titled 52 passengers trapped in Antarctica rescued. In it, News Times reports that:

In this photo provided China's official Xinhnua News Agency, the first group of passengers of the trapped Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy arrive at a safe surface off the Antarctic Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.

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AZN

Toronto, Canada

#21 Jan 3, 2014
Fatboy wrote:
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Snow Dragon can break 110cm thick ice.
Aurora Australis can break 135cm thick ice.
Go figure!
Still a job well done by the Chinese with the heli!
Yet the auzzie ship wasn't any more successful at breaking the ice.

“REFUSE ALL IMITATIONS!!”

Since: Jan 11

Australia

#22 Jan 3, 2014
AZN wrote:
<quoted text>Yet the auzzie ship wasn't any more successful at breaking the ice.
It wasn't heavy enough. Its crew had only been drinking Light Ale.
Fatboy

Hallstahammar, Sweden

#23 Jan 3, 2014
AZN wrote:
<quoted text>Yet the auzzie ship wasn't any more successful at breaking the ice.
The ice was up to 200cm thick.
Fatboy

Hallstahammar, Sweden

#24 Jan 3, 2014
The ADELAIDEAN wrote:
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It wasn't heavy enough. Its crew had only been drinking Light Ale.
Light ale.....the work of the devil!:o)

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