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(Newser)   Only one lifeboat was deployed from sinking ferry in South Korea. Guess who was aboard   (newser.com) divider line 186
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2014-04-17 11:42:04 AM  

Sajuuk Khar: Amelia Earhart?


Dammit!
 
2014-04-17 11:42:05 AM  
Captain Stubing and Golpher?
 
2014-04-17 11:42:08 AM  
Edward Smith?  No, wait.  He went down with his ship.
 
2014-04-17 11:42:37 AM  
Captain: Do not rush for the lifeboats - remember, women and children first.
(A first officer is revealed in the comer of the bridge putting a head-dress on a Red Indian outfit.)

First Officer: And Red Indians!

Captain: (putting his hand over the PA) What did you have to get dressed up like that for?

First Officer: It was the only thing left.

Captain: Oh. All right. (into the PA) Women, children and Red Indians...
(Cut to another officer in astronaut's kit.)

Second Officer: And spacemen!

Captain: Here is a revised list. Women, children, Red Indians and spacemen, (hand over PA) what's that meant to be?
(Cut to third officer who is putting finishing touches to a medieval outfit.)

Third Officer: Well it's a sort of impression of what a kind of Renaissance courtier artist might have looked like at the court of one of the great families like the Medici or the Borgias...

Fourth Officer: No it's not, it's more Hemish than Italian.

Fifth Officer: Yes - that's a Flemish merchant of the fifteenth or sixteenth centuries...

Third Officer: What! With these tassels...
 
2014-04-17 11:42:45 AM  

qorkfiend: LineNoise: nekom: Absolutely shameful.  I don't expect the captain to go down with the ship, but he ought to be the very LAST person off.  That's just how that works.  When Capt. Sully ditched a plane in the Hudson river, he made one final sweep of the aircraft to make sure no one was left before he himself got out.  If you don't want that responsibility, don't sign up to be a captain!

In this case it might not be quite the same as the concordia.

Remember, the captain's duty is to preserve life. If his ship has rolled, he has people in the water and possibly trapped, it is possible that the best place for him to direct the rescue is from another boat. He knows his ship, can help direct responders, etc. Him being trapped below decks doesn't do any good for anyone.

In other words, how about we wait for some actual details and facts before throwing someone to the sharks.

Yeah, no. A captain abandoning a sinking ship in order to secure his personal safety before seeing to the safety of his passengers and crew is an act of supreme cowardice.


Especially if it's true that he was in the lifeboat after only half an hour, which would mean it was during the time the passengers were still being told to stay in place.  The only reason some people made it out was because they ignored the orders from the crew, grabbed their own life jackets, and got of the boat.
 
2014-04-17 11:42:47 AM  
www.895thedrive.com
 
2014-04-17 11:42:48 AM  
Kenneth Lay?
 
2014-04-17 11:43:17 AM  

Headso: Rico Palazzo?


If you're gonna follow a terrible meme after it's already past the point of being even a little funny, at least get the reference right. Now watch this clip in shame.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCpGCpHfaSs
 
2014-04-17 11:43:54 AM  
Ishmael?
 
2014-04-17 11:44:04 AM  
Your Mom?
 
2014-04-17 11:44:49 AM  
Gene Masseth?
 
2014-04-17 11:44:55 AM  
a guy named Eddie?
 
2014-04-17 11:45:14 AM  
My lost socks?
 
2014-04-17 11:45:39 AM  
Joseph Hazelwood?
 
2014-04-17 11:46:33 AM  

BSABSVR: Survivorman and Sasquatch?


OMFG I damn near sent the discovery channel some harshly worded letters after seeing that
/Not UN harshly either
 
2014-04-17 11:47:06 AM  
What's the over/under on how long before the captain's inevitable suicide?

I've got 50 Wampum on less than a week.
 
2014-04-17 11:47:31 AM  

wearetheworld: Your Mom?


She always goes down with the seamen.
 
2014-04-17 11:47:32 AM  
The tailor Mottel Kamzoil?
 
2014-04-17 11:48:39 AM  

Private_Citizen: wearetheworld: Your Mom?

She always goes down with the seamen.


Keep that private citizen :)
 
2014-04-17 11:49:04 AM  

LineNoise: nekom: Absolutely shameful.  I don't expect the captain to go down with the ship, but he ought to be the very LAST person off.  That's just how that works.  When Capt. Sully ditched a plane in the Hudson river, he made one final sweep of the aircraft to make sure no one was left before he himself got out.  If you don't want that responsibility, don't sign up to be a captain!

In this case it might not be quite the same as the concordia.

Remember, the captain's duty is to preserve life. If his ship has rolled, he has people in the water and possibly trapped, it is possible that the best place for him to direct the rescue is from another boat. He knows his ship, can help direct responders, etc. Him being trapped below decks doesn't do any good for anyone.

In other words, how about we wait for some actual details and facts before throwing someone to the sharks.


Oh look everybody - it's THAT guy.

Yes, yes, we bow to how superior you are to all the people who are outraged by this story.  You are truly a better human being than us.  More understanding, more compassionate, less judgmental than normal people.
 
2014-04-17 11:49:07 AM  
A sort of idealized version of complete Renaissance Men?
 
2014-04-17 11:51:42 AM  

jehovahs witness protection: Does Worst Korea have unions that will go to bat and save his job?


I don't think you understand how Unions work.
 
2014-04-17 11:52:18 AM  
Admiral Jenkins?
 
2014-04-17 11:52:48 AM  
You know, if North Korea was involved with this in some manner..........

mos.totalfilm.com
 
2014-04-17 11:54:35 AM  
Amelia Earnhardt?
 
2014-04-17 11:57:25 AM  
entire Denver Broncos team ?
img3.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2014-04-17 11:57:39 AM  
I can almost guarantee this guy will be committing suicide anytime now.
 
2014-04-17 11:59:44 AM  
This guy?

upload.wikimedia.org
 
2014-04-17 11:59:57 AM  

Porous Horace: Gene Masseth?


That would be hilarious to see on a passenger manifest.
 
2014-04-17 12:00:46 PM  
Weedlord Bonehitler?
 
2014-04-17 12:01:42 PM  
Came for Francesco Schettino, leaving satisfied.  Keep up the good work Farkers.
 
2014-04-17 12:03:29 PM  
A long proud tradition...

estb.msn.com
"I'm leaving.  The passengers can stay if they want."

i.telegraph.co.uk

"I tripped and fell into the lifeboat."

museumshop1.umwblogs.org

"It's my company and I own this lifeboat.
And I pay your salary.  Now start rowing."
 
2014-04-17 12:05:16 PM  

qorkfiend: LineNoise: nekom: Absolutely shameful.  I don't expect the captain to go down with the ship, but he ought to be the very LAST person off.  That's just how that works.  When Capt. Sully ditched a plane in the Hudson river, he made one final sweep of the aircraft to make sure no one was left before he himself got out.  If you don't want that responsibility, don't sign up to be a captain!

In this case it might not be quite the same as the concordia.

Remember, the captain's duty is to preserve life. If his ship has rolled, he has people in the water and possibly trapped, it is possible that the best place for him to direct the rescue is from another boat. He knows his ship, can help direct responders, etc. Him being trapped below decks doesn't do any good for anyone.

In other words, how about we wait for some actual details and facts before throwing someone to the sharks.

Yeah, no. A captain abandoning a sinking ship in order to secure his personal safety before seeing to the safety of his passengers and crew is an act of supreme cowardice.


He'll live to talk about it though..
 
2014-04-17 12:07:18 PM  
Captain Wi Sing Kin.
 
2014-04-17 12:07:26 PM  

Joelogon: Francesco Schettino?


So, he *did* find another job!

// done here.
 
2014-04-17 12:08:02 PM  

LineNoise: nekom: Absolutely shameful.  I don't expect the captain to go down with the ship, but he ought to be the very LAST person off.  That's just how that works.  When Capt. Sully ditched a plane in the Hudson river, he made one final sweep of the aircraft to make sure no one was left before he himself got out.  If you don't want that responsibility, don't sign up to be a captain!

In this case it might not be quite the same as the concordia.

Remember, the captain's duty is to preserve life. If his ship has rolled, he has people in the water and possibly trapped, it is possible that the best place for him to direct the rescue is from another boat. He knows his ship, can help direct responders, etc. Him being trapped below decks doesn't do any good for anyone.

In other words, how about we wait for some actual details and facts before throwing someone to the sharks.


While he was hopping into a lifeboat, the passengers were still being told to stay where they were.  He had 30 minutes from when he made the Mayday call to get them off.  He didn't.  Instead of being evacuated, he left them to die while he ran away like a piss-pantsed coward.

He can rot in Hell.
 
2014-04-17 12:08:03 PM  

DarkSoulNoHope: /"Captain's personal log, supplemental. I have just witnessed the total destruction of the USS Enterprise, with the loss of all hands, save one - Me."


Again.
 
2014-04-17 12:08:12 PM  
The 24th Michigan?
 
2014-04-17 12:10:42 PM  
The initial orders issued over the PA system were for passengers to don a life jacket but remain in place rather than try to escape, which may have been a fatal mistake. A crew member explains to the AP that no immediate evacuation order was issued because officers were attempting to stabilize the vessel after it started to tilt. He says an evacuation order was given by the captain 30 minutes later, but he wasn't sure if it went out over the PA; some survivors say they never heard it. The delayed evacuation order also likely kept lifeboats from being deployed, the AP notes.

Well, there you have it.
 
2014-04-17 12:11:02 PM  
The Dread Pirate Roberts?
 
2014-04-17 12:11:35 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2014-04-17 12:12:29 PM  
Spartacus?
 
2014-04-17 12:12:42 PM  

Serious Black: Kim Jong-un?


Yeah, that's the first thought that came to my mind, as well. Best Korea seems awfully quiet about the tragedy, yet passengers reported a "loud thump" immediately before the ship started listing, and NK is widely suspected of having torpedoed a SK ship in 2010. SK isn't saying anything yet, but you can take it to the bank that they will thoroughly investigate the cause of the hull breach. If explosive residue is found things could get ugly in a hurry.
 
2014-04-17 12:12:47 PM  
Paging Dr. Benway, report to thread
 
2014-04-17 12:13:03 PM  
Gordon Lightfoot?
 
2014-04-17 12:13:09 PM  

p0nk: Ishmael?



Don't call me that.
 
2014-04-17 12:14:06 PM  
That "Condom Style" guy?  God I hope he's OK...
 
2014-04-17 12:14:21 PM  
If the answer was "women and children" then this wouldn't be on fark.
So that narrows it down a bit...
 
2014-04-17 12:15:13 PM  

NEDM: While he was hopping into a lifeboat, the passengers were still being told to stay where they were.  He had 30 minutes from when he made the Mayday call to get them off.  He didn't.  Instead of being evacuated, he left them to die while he ran away like a piss-pantsed coward.

He can rot in Hell swing like Sadam.


Fixed...we're talking Korea after all.
 
2014-04-17 12:16:49 PM  
Celine Dion?
 
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