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BREAKING NEWS: Korean Cruise Ship Sinks - 260 lost
Chinese Dragon TV | 4/15/2014 | Chinese Dragon TV

Posted on 04/15/2014 7:09:53 PM PDT by Rockitz

It has just been reported that a Korean cruise ship with 450 aboard has sunk. Only 190 are reported to have been saved- many high schoolers aboard.


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KEYWORDS: ferry; korea; koreanferry; maritime; shipsinks; skorea; sokorea; southkorea
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To: Kathy in Alaska; Rockitz

How awful! Prayers for those souls and for their grieving families!


51 posted on 04/15/2014 8:07:19 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!l)
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To: Rockitz

Thank you Rockitz so we can pray.


52 posted on 04/15/2014 8:09:08 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: SkyDancer; naturalman1975
Bet NK says they did it to provoke?

If,by chance,they *are* responsible I doubt that they'd openly admit it.But they'd probably drop hints through diplomatic channels.

BTW...love your profile page.I particularly like that sign that gives the town's fly population.It reminded me of my visit to Broken Hill,where I learned to do the "Aussie Salute".

53 posted on 04/15/2014 8:11:46 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: SomeCallMeTim

AustraliaNetworkNews @an_news · 2m

“The ferry is almost completely submerged.” One dead, hundreds rescued as ferry sinks off South

You should check out the pics of the ferry looks terrible, prayers for everyone on board


54 posted on 04/15/2014 8:25:10 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: JimSEA

I think it might have been a high school prank where everyone run to one side to see if they can get the boat to tilt like Guam.


55 posted on 04/15/2014 8:30:10 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

If so, they’d be best off with an island in spite of our genius congress critters.


56 posted on 04/15/2014 8:32:55 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Gay State Conservative; SkyDancer
Thanks for the ping to SkyDancer's profile page. Marvellous stuff (except for the *&(*^&%! Vegemite).

And thank God and Reverend Flynn for the Flying Doctor.

By the way, another bit of somewhat amusing Aussie trivia - on the picture next to the one with the fly population, you'll see a road sign for the Stuart Highway. The Stuart Highway has one of its ends at Port Augusta, a bit north of Adelaide, South Australia. There's also a Sturt Highway, that goes east from Adelaide. One letter difference. Get the two confused and you could wind up in Darwin instead of Sydney or vice versa, after thousands of kilometres of bloody nowhere.

All part of making this country even more dangerous for tourists. Although I'm the only person I actually know who (briefly) got the highways confused.

57 posted on 04/15/2014 8:37:47 PM PDT by naturalman1975 ("America was under attack. Australia was immediately there to help." - John Winston Howard)
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To: driftdiver
Spring break without the drinking or promiscuity.

Sort of like eating a cone with no ice cream.

58 posted on 04/15/2014 8:40:27 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: tcrlaf

Oh dear lord.

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59 posted on 04/15/2014 8:44:17 PM PDT by Mears
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To: tcrlaf

So tragic. Perhaps the Norks had something to do with this “accident.” Or whoever “disappeared” MH370.

Prayers for the passengers and their families.


60 posted on 04/15/2014 8:46:22 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Thanks - glad you enjoyed it - it’s still a WIP, broken background here and there, trying to fix in off time.


61 posted on 04/15/2014 8:46:43 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Rockitz

Prayers for the victims. May they rest in peace.


62 posted on 04/15/2014 9:02:27 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: SkyDancer

You have made me curious ... Bush Pilot out of Sydney? Haven’t been to your home page. Don’t normally do that without being invited.


63 posted on 04/15/2014 9:26:11 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: SkyDancer

Looked at your page just for fun.
Do you like Nevil Shute? I have enjoyed several of his Outback/Aviation novels, figured if I met an Aussie Pilot, I’d have to ask.


64 posted on 04/15/2014 9:30:53 PM PDT by Apogee (Just when I thought I was All done with sleepless contemplation of jus ad bellum and jus in bello,)
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To: Rockitz

Sending Prayers.


65 posted on 04/15/2014 10:46:17 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: Rockitz

The Guardian UK reporting 295 souls still missing and 164 souls saved. Many thought to have remained trapped inside after ship listed on it’s side.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/16/rescuers-battle-to-save-476-passengers-after-ferry-sinks-off-south-korea


66 posted on 04/16/2014 1:24:18 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: Kathy in Alaska

BTTT


67 posted on 04/16/2014 1:41:39 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: Maceman

Sort of like a group of kids with morals.


68 posted on 04/16/2014 2:52:39 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Rockitz

Wall Street Journal reports about 300 missing. Earlier reports of large numbers rescued are incorrect. This is a calamity of large proportions.


69 posted on 04/16/2014 3:51:27 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: BlueStateRightist

This is awful. I thought about the miners of several years ago that they announced had all lived, when instead they had died. Just seemed awfully quick to know the facts last night when the media said all/most had been saved.


70 posted on 04/16/2014 5:00:46 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: PghBaldy

Shouldn’t this story be moved to “Breaking News”? It’s a huge calamity.


71 posted on 04/16/2014 5:02:11 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: BlueStateRightist

AP story on Blaze reporting 300 missing too.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/04/16/1-dead-after-ferry-sinks-of-south-korean-coast/


72 posted on 04/16/2014 5:19:28 AM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: BlueStateRightist

It should be, IMO.


73 posted on 04/16/2014 5:23:52 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: pax_et_bonum

“Praying!”

Praying with you. Others please join us.


74 posted on 04/16/2014 5:26:38 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: BlueStateRightist

It was last night for just a little bit. I was just echoing what I heard on a chinese newscast and possibly the information was deemed too uncertain by the mods to keep it there.


75 posted on 04/16/2014 5:32:34 AM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Rockitz

Hopefully most or all of those 300 are on the various rescue craft & heading for shore, where they can be accounted for.


76 posted on 04/16/2014 5:36:33 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; Gamecock

Stories are different this morning. 300 missing.


77 posted on 04/16/2014 5:40:41 AM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: no-to-illegals

Not a bush pilot out of Syd. but close. My profile page is up there and open to anyone here.


78 posted on 04/16/2014 6:39:10 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: SkyDancer

Thank You SkyDancer. Have family in Sydney or rather nearby Sydney and your post caught my interest. Thank You for the reply and invite to your page. Much appreciation.


79 posted on 04/16/2014 6:43:45 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

No wurries mate. Been up too long, past midnight here heading to beddie.


80 posted on 04/16/2014 6:45:23 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Rockitz; skeeter
Stories are different this morning. 300 missing.

Not good. May skeeter be correct.

81 posted on 04/16/2014 6:46:54 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Rockitz

I think this is the latest update...


IN BRIEF: A passenger ferry capsized and sank of the coast of South Korea today with more than 470 passengers on board. So far five casualties have been confirmed, about 180 people have been rescued, and at least 280 people are still missing. - http://asiancorrespondent.com/121700/live-sewol-ferry-disaster-kore/


More at link.

Prayers up


82 posted on 04/16/2014 7:15:10 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee please come home we miss you! ~ Þ)
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To: BykrBayb

I read in another report that said the boat was in 90 feet of water and there were divers on the scene so hopefully there are some big air pockets where many can survive until divers rescue them. It’s also possible that many made it to other boats in the area at the time and are just not officially saved yet.


83 posted on 04/16/2014 8:25:48 AM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Rockitz
I'm not sanguine about rescuing the circa 300 people still missing. Anyone who have read up on the sinking of the MS Herald of Free Enterprise in 1987 and MS Estonia in 1994 note that seagoing car ferries are EXTREMELY vulnerable to rapid sinking when compartment carrying vehicles start to flood rapidly. It appears that something went wrong and the vehicle compartment on this sea ferry started to take on water very fast, and that's why the boat capsized and sank so rapidly.
84 posted on 04/16/2014 9:47:55 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Rockitz

Trapped at doctors office with Dear Hubby. Any news?


85 posted on 04/16/2014 11:30:13 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee please come home we miss you! ~ Þ)
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To: BykrBayb

I looked at Yonhap (S Korean news), CNN, & BBC, and did not find any updates. It is 730am in Seoul, so maybe more will be learned now that it is daylight.


86 posted on 04/16/2014 3:29:44 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: PghBaldy

Thank you. Prayers for many more to be rescued.


87 posted on 04/16/2014 5:10:10 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee please come home we miss you! ~ Þ)
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To: PghBaldy

This is just heart breaking! I haven’t seen any updates in awhile.


88 posted on 04/16/2014 5:30:36 PM PDT by samiam1972 ("It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish."-Mother Teresa)
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To: samiam1972; BykrBayb

You are welcome It is very sad. I think what will happen is the death toll will rise dramatically soon. As it is, they say none dead, many missing right now.


89 posted on 04/17/2014 5:55:56 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: BykrBayb

Not much. Saw this this morning.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3145427/posts


90 posted on 04/18/2014 11:01:29 AM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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