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Titanic Memorial Cruise ship sets sail in Britain

2012-04-09 06:10:45 GMT2012-04-09 14:10:45(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A woman sees off the Titanic Memorial Cruise ship "Balmoral" in Southampton, Britain, April 8, 2012. The cruise ship carrying 1309 descendants of some of the victims as well as survivors on the "Titanic" set sail here on Easter Day, to retrace the doomed liner's route on its maiden voyage 100 years ago. (Xinhua/Bai Xu)

A replica of a first class cabin of "Titanic" is seen at the dock where the Titanic Memorial Cruise ship "Balmoral" is about to leave in Southampton, Britain, April 8, 2012. The cruise ship carrying 1309 descendants of some of the victims as well as survivors on the "Titanic" set sail here on Easter Day, to retrace the doomed liner's route on its maiden voyage 100 years ago. (Xinhua/Bai Xu)

Passengers prepare to board the Titanic Memorial Cruise ship "Balmoral" in Southampton, Britain, April 8, 2012. The cruise ship carrying 1309 descendants of some of the victims as well as survivors on the "Titanic" set sail here on Easter Day, to retrace the doomed liner's route on its maiden voyage 100 years ago. (Xinhua/Bai Xu)

A woman sees off the Titanic Memorial Cruise ship "Balmoral" in Southampton, Britain, April 8, 2012. The cruise ship carrying 1309 descendants of some of the victims as well as survivors on the "Titanic" set sail here on Easter Day, to retrace the doomed liner's route on its maiden voyage 100 years ago. (Xinhua/Bai Xu)

The Titanic Memorial Cruise ship "Balmoral" is about to leave in Southampton, Britain, April 8, 2012.

The cruise ship carrying 1309 descendants of some of the victims as well as survivors on the "Titanic" set sail here on Easter Day, to retrace the doomed liner's route on its maiden voyage 100 years ago.

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