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17 Million Yuan Luxury Cruise Ship Sinks on Launch

The first luxury cruise ship made in China was launched right INTO the water!

 

Video of the event:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1Whr801KX4


Left top: Ceremony at launch site by Provincial leaders.

Bottom left and right: The 17 million yuan {US$2.66 million) ship "launches"right into the water". (screenshot)

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