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Old May 24th, 2012, 10:56 AM
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I am guessing that the Captain was thinking....

that since the US Coast Guard, US Homeland Security, FBI and all the local police agencies showed up for this....

(in the 3 or 4 hours that he had to make this decision) ...

that he had better err on the side of caution.


Especially since there was a credible terrorist threat against a cruise ship just one month prior to this.


I am sure that err made by the Costa Captain was weighing on his mind as well.

One wrong decision and 1,000's die. Sorry, I will never question a man that is put in that position.
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