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Old 19th November 2011, 12:16 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by M ELEY
... Hard to imagine captains who chose to go down with the ship...

Yeah, this is one of such issues !

Does it have to do with old time values?
... I mean, would captains do the same today?

At same time, were they expected to do that in the old days? A sort of "compulsive expectation", i mean.
As i don't think anybody would expect them to do that at present .
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