Originally Posted by Paul Motter
The NY Times did a tasteful piece about a significant part of new York History, when firefighters pumped so much water into a burning ship (The Normandie) in Manhattan harbor that she capsized just like Concordia. I already knew this story, but I bet a lot of people didn't know it.
I just saw a wonderful display and large model of the Normandie last week in of all places: Normandy. I believe she was the sister ship to the SS France that became The Norway