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Wed Oct 31, 2018, 01:00 PM

The strange story of the SS Warimoo, or, Does anybody really know what time it is?

The date was 30 December 1899. Know what this means? First Mate Payton broke in, we're only a few miles from the intersection of the Equator and the International Date Line...


http://www.mastermariners.org.au/stories-from-the-past/2304-strange-story-of-the-ss-warimoo

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Reply The strange story of the SS Warimoo, or, Does anybody really know what time it is? (Original post)
Xipe Totec Oct 2018 OP
SCantiGOP Oct 2018 #1
Fortinbras Armstrong Nov 2018 #3
Judi Lynn Nov 2018 #4
Judi Lynn Oct 2018 #2

Response to Xipe Totec (Original post)

Wed Oct 31, 2018, 01:06 PM

1. They should have been singing

the old country song, Im My Own Grandpa.

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Response to SCantiGOP (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 1, 2018, 04:35 AM

3. No, the song should be

Hooray for Captain Phillips
The Pacific sailor
Some say that he's a failure
Hooray, hooray, hooray.

(To the tune of Hooray for Captain Spaulding)

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Response to Fortinbras Armstrong (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 1, 2018, 04:49 AM

4. Featuring the finest dancing in history.



(I thought of the same song after reading this, too.)

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Response to Xipe Totec (Original post)

Wed Oct 31, 2018, 01:26 PM

2. Hooray for Captain Phillips! Nice touch, pretending he was unaware. Thanks for this article. n/t

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