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Tags: icebreaker, strange, unusual
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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 210,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 9 days for that many people to see it.
The Boomtow Rat sang about why they don’t liked mondays, what’s not to like about mondays? Especially if there is another Flashback to get your week started right!
Here is the Flashback to week 20 of 2009.
The only thing we did in this week was looking at the Thialf, not the God but the SSCV, a monster of the sea.
Tags: coaster, Heavy lift, special, ugly
IMO : 7006754
-Hada II (IMO 513945) : 1957 by De Groot & van Vliet – Slikkerveer in The Netherlands, nr 319
-Hermes (IMO 514914) : 1956 by by De Groot & van Vliet – Slikkerveer in The Netherlands, nr 315
Both vessels were welded together in 1969 by De Groot & van Vliet” – Slikkerveer in the Netherlands
Right, so you thought the idea of Allseas creating a catamaran of 2 existing vessels (the Pieter Schelte) was new. Well, it wasn’t. Somewhere in the second half of the 60’s somebody had a brainstorm and got the wild idea to weld 2 coasters together, put on a heavy lift derrick and thus creating a Heavy Lift Vessel. (possibly the genesis of the Heavy Lift World). (more…)