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Titanic memorial cruise arrives in NYC

2012-04-20 08:16:31 GMT2012-04-20 16:16:31(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Backdropped by the Manhatan skyline, passengers watch as the MS Balmoral Titanic memorial cruise ship, approaches the New York City port, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Exactly 100 years after the Titanic went down, the cruise retraced the ship's voyage, including a visit Sunday, April 15, to the location where it sank, a stop in Halifax and final destination at New York, as of the original intended trip. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Backdropped by the Statue of Liberty, passengers Maurine Beechler, right, and her daughter my Marie Beechler, both from Buffalo, NY, pause as the MS Balmoral Titanic memorial cruise ship, approaches at New York City port, Thursday, April 19, 2012. Exactly 100 years after the Titanic went down, the cruise retraced the ship's voyage, departing from Southampton, England, included a visit Sunday, April 15, to the location where it sank, then a stop in Halifax, Canada and final destination at New York, as of the original intended trip. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Passengers aboard the Titanic Memorial Cruise ship MS Balmoral view the skyline of Manhattan while arriving in New York City April 19, 2012. The ship had sailed from Southampton, retracing the route of the ill-fated Titanic liner which sank after hitting an iceberg 100 years ago. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Passengers participate in a memorial service, marking the 100th year anniversary of the Titanic disaster, aboard the MS Balmoral Titanic memorial cruise ship, at the wreck site in the North Atlantic Ocean, early Sunday, April 15, 2012. Aboard the Balmoral, a cruise ship taking history buffs and descendants of Titanic victims on the route of the doomed voyage, passengers and crew hold two ceremonies at the site of the disaster, 640 kilometers (400 miles) off the coast of Newfoundland - one marking the time when the ship hit the iceberg, the other the moment it sank below the waves. (AP Photo)

Helena Beaumont-Jones of Airlie Beach, Australia, who is affected by grief, views the passing sea at sunset as the Titanic Memorial Cruise continues to the Titanic disaster site for a memorial service in the western Atlantic Ocean April 14, 2012. The cruise is retracing the voyage from Southampton of the ill-fated Titanic liner, which hit an iceberg and sank 100 years ago on April 15, 1912. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Rick Noble of Austin, Texas poses with photographs of his grandmother and her first cousin (R), who lost his life on the Titanic, on board the Titanic Memorial Cruise in the mid-Atlantic Ocean April 11, 2012. Dan Marvin, Noble's third cousin, was a passenger on the Titanic with his pregnant newlywed wife Mary (Farquarson). Family legend says that he returned from the lifeboat to fetch Mary a coat for the frigid night, and was unable to return. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Exactly 100 years after the Titanic sank, the cruise ship MS Balmoral retraced the ship's voyage, including a visit on Apr. 15 to the location where it sank, a stop in Halifax and arriving in New York City on Apr. 19, as of the original intended trip.

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