Chinese "Titanic" Sank Right After Launch

SS Jiugang doesn't actually mean "Titanic" in Chinese, but it sure acted like one. The $2.6 million Chinese yacht was launched with much fanfare, but immediately sank like a rock!

But in a horrifying turn of events for the makers, the vessel immediately dropped like a block of concrete as it entered the water, becoming hopelessly submerged in the Yellow River. The ceremony on September 29th was intended to cast the 104-foot (32-meter) houseboat downstream – they just didn't anticipate which form of down the boat would go.


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LOL. I didn't see the Chinese Leonardo DiCaprio there, so it couldn't have been the Titanic.

Was someone making popcorn in the background, or was that just the boat coming out of the bubble wrap?
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What VR said. Plus, this cost $2.6 million; the Titanic would cost around $400 million to make today (Google it). It's like writing a piece about a broken office calculator with the title "Chinese 'iPad' doesn't work!".
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