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Originally posted by CelestialSon
So it turns out the cargo ship that struck the Astrolabe reef off Tauranga, New Zealand last Wednesday was carrying a very large shipment of 4000 cases of wine. Guess what the wine companies name is...
Now i've never ever heard of the name Astrolabe and this is one HUGE coincidence... or is there more to it?
An astrolabe was an ancient navigational instrument and the name of the ship sailed by French explorer Dumont D'Urville.
Originally posted by mileysubet
Sounds to me like the head navigator needs to fired...
Anchoring can be a complicated process, but failing to take into account tidal shifts/swings is a gross negligence on the part of the captain and navigator.
Chaos feared after Unix time-zone database is nuked
The suit was filed in federal court last week by Astrolabe, a Brewster, Massachusetts-based maker of astrology-related software