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    Posted January 17, 2012 by
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    Who was on the bridge the first time the Concordia crashed?

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     iReporter forgrave1 and travel partner Marsha Dickey were on the Costa Concordia in late November 2008 when it crashed dockside in Palermo, Sicily. Forgrave snapped photos of the 15-18 foot hole that was ripped in the side of the boat during the incident. The Kansas City couple, who have visited around 140 countries and have spent more than 400 days at sea, said that Costa 'was the worst cruise they had been on.'
    - katie, CNN iReport producer

    Marsha Dickey and I were on the Concordiain in November 2008 when the crew made a bad mistake and tried docking in Palermo, Sicily, when the wind blew us into a floating dry-dock breaking off a 15-foot section. The winds then blew the ship across the harbor into a tanker that was floating high. Our balcony was 8-10 rooms away from the bridge. No tugboats were called to help us.

     

    I have about 20 pics.  I gave an interview on NBC, but they didnt ask who was on the bridge in the photos.

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