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‘Random’ ship insult
10:28am Wednesday 16th May 2012 in Readers' Letters
ALEX Anderdon (Letters, May 10) is of course entitled to his own opinion of the new administration that has gained power in Southampton, and time will tell however if he is correct in his assessment of them.
But what has made me so angry is his description of the most famous ship in the world, RMS Titanic.
He calls her a “random” passenger liner. How insulting can you get? And has he visited the “carbuncle”, oh sorry, the SeaCity Museum? If he does he will find that it is not there solely to tell the Titanic story, but the rich maritime history of this great city of ours. Other ships have come and gone from this port and with just a little thought I can come up with one or two names: Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, QE2, Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. Are these all “random” ships too, Mr Anderdon?
JAMES MARSH, Southampton.