£1.5 million Chinese tourist yacht sinks seconds into maiden voyage

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For a boat to sink on its maiden voyage, you know someone has made a major mistake.

But at least the Titanic got halfway across the Atlantic before things got a bit, ahem, clammy: A brand new tourist yacht in China barely made it off the gangway before it was underwater.

The £1.5 million SS Jiugang was being launched into the Yellow River in China’s Gansu province when it immediately started to take on water, before capsizing as soon as it was in the water.

Read more: http://www.asylum.co.uk/2011/10/14/sinking-boat-china/#ixzz1ayeTA1mJ

by The Punjapit Alliance

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