MS Balmoral Retraces the Path of the Titanic

Monday, April 09, 2012

Bow railing of R.M.S. Titanic illuminated by Mir 1 submersible behind the forward anchor crane. Rustcicles' slant shows the direction of the current. (© Emory Kristof/National Geographic/---)

The MS Balmoral set sail from Southampton on Sunday, the same place where the Titanic set sail 100 years ago. The ship is retracing the path of the RMS Titanic for the centennial memorial of its sinking. Chris Buckler, correspondent for our partner the BBC, is on board the MS Balmoral.


Guests:

Chris Buckler

Produced by:

Jillian Weinberger

Comments [1]

Steve James from New York City

Nice interview with the BBC correspondent on the Titanic memorial cruise. But you really should learn to pronounce the name of the ship correctly -- it's the Balmoral (Bal-MORAL. not BAL-mo-ral). It's the name of the Queen's country estate in Scotland, so harldy unknown.
Also, tell that landlubber BBC Ulsterman on board that the "back" of the ship is called the stern.
All the best
Steve

Apr. 09 2012 02:41 PM

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