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45 minutes ago, Non-Believer said:

So, if it's "unlikely to be finished on time", is this a euphemism for "even further over budget"?

We started at £3 - £5M didn't we, Phil? That rose incrementally until we got to the last figure which IIRC was £40M? Any bets on where this is going to finish for our "Cars and Nice people only, no Nasty Wagons and Freight", Terminal?

I think we actually started at zero !

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But where’s all the polished mahogany and brass...shouted Uhtred from the 19th century.

Something will go wrong with the order, like it'll be too big to fit in the sea and they'll have to redesign it. 

I think it was widely said at the time that new boats would be £70 million each. I certainly posted that on here. (or if you’re CalMac they’re £110 million each, smaller than the Ben/new boat, an

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On 8/1/2020 at 4:25 PM, Albert Tatlock said:

I think Manxman...as it is now owned by the Manx.

But they'll probably want to go for a neutral name...so Snaefell more likely.

They're going for either...

Manxman, Mona's Isle, Manx Maid and King Orry.




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